Convocation & Pastors' School, We Have the Power: Dismantling Bias and Hate
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 8:00am
How can the Church confront and heal the bias and hate that breeds fear and division within our families, congregations, and communities? How can clergy and church leaders empower congregations to embrace the freedom God offers to seek justice and love kindness with and for our neighbors? Join us as we explore strategies for living into God's will and action for the world. This event will explore strategies for living into God's will and action for the world. Featured presenters include: Lecia Brooks, outreach director, Southern Poverty Law Center; Amy Butler, senior minister, The Riverside Church of New York; Michael-Ray Mathews, director of Clergy Organizing, PICO National Network; Valerie Cooper, associate professor of Religion and Society and Black Church Studies; and William H. Lamar IV, pastor of Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church, will serve as convocation preacher.