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Popular Wednesday Evening Lenten Series

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - March 21 @ 8:00 pm

The Pursuing Racial Justice Committee is sponsoring the popular Lenten series entitled, “Living Out Our Baptismal Covenant: Striving for Racial Justice in Education.” The series is held over five Wednesday, February 21 through March 21, in the Davis Room from 6 to 8 p.m.  Each evening begins with a light supper of soup and salad  that is provided and concludes with a 20-minute Eucharist.

Series topics include:

Feb. 21: Our Histories of Race and Education –Rob Good will facilitate a discussion of our shared and individual stories about race and education.

Feb. 28:  Breaking the School to Prison Pipeline– The Rev. Dr. Dietra Wise, leader of the Break the Pipeline/ Build the Pathways initiative with Metropolitan Congregations United will discuss her work with MCU and as a chaplain with Episcopal City Mission.

March 7:  Citizens Working to Create Racial Equity – Kisha Lee and Megan Frank, leaders of LadueCares, will share how they have engaged citizens to work for racial equity in the Ladue School District.

March 14:  Racial Justice in Higher Education Dr. Elizabeth Perkins, Provost of St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley, will discuss ways to promote racial equity in higher education.

March 21:  Striving for Racial Justice in Education – Together we will discern what concrete actions we can take to promote racial justice in education.