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Wednesday Lenten Series
February 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - March 21, 2018 @ 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.Â Each evening begins with a light supper of soup and saladÂ that is provided and concludes with a 20-minute Eucharist.
Series topics include:
Feb. 21:Â Our Histories of Race and EducationÂ â€“Rob GoodÂ will facilitate a discussion of our shared and individual stories about race and education.
Feb. 28:Â Â Breaking the School to Prison Pipelineâ€“Â 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:Â Â Citizens Working to Create Racial EquityÂ â€“Â Kisha LeeÂ andÂ Megan Frank, leaders of LadueCares, will share how they have engaged citizens to work for racial equity in the Ladue School District.
March 14:Â Â Racial Justice in Higher EducationÂ â€“Dr. Elizabeth Perkins, Provost of St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley, will discuss ways to promote racial equity in higher education.
March 21:Â Â Striving for Racial Justice in EducationÂ â€“ Together we will discern what concrete actions we can take to promote racial justice in education.