Working Toward Racial Justice

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

First Lutheran Church, DeKalb

Speakers: Judith Roberts (Program Director, Racial Justice Ministries, ELCA) and Donna Matteis (president of the ELCA European Descent Lutheran Association for Racial Justice)

During this event, participants will explore concepts and consequences around race in communities and congregations. Through worship, reflection and action planning, leaders will be equipped to carry these conversations into their local context.

All interested persons are welcome.

Fee:  $35 if registered by January 28, $50 January 29-February 5, scholarships available.

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Event Schedule

9:00-9:30 a.m.   Registration

9:30 – 9:45          Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:45 – 10:15        Morning Prayer Service

10:15 – 10:30     Bible Study

11:00-12:00       Keynote Presentation on Justice – Judith Roberts 

12:00 – 1:00        Lunch and Time for Reflection

1:00 – 2:00          Keynote Presentation on Justice – Judith Roberts

2:00-2:15             Break and Time for Reflection

2:15-3:15           Keynote Presentation on Action – Judith Roberts

3:15-4:00          Developing Action Plans and Next Steps

4:00-4:15         Dismissal with Prayer and Blessings