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.