Thursday, February 16, 2017
Minnehaha Academy, Upper School
Solid Rock School of Discipleship and Minnehaha Academy are teaming up to host a night of worship and discussion at Minnehaha Academy on racial reconciliation. The evening will feature a keynote address by Dr. Michael Emerson, along with a panel discussion featuring area ministry leaders.
Dr. Emerson will be speaking on what the biblical picture is (God’s vision) of us living together as reconciled people. Then from his research, giving the actual reality. Following his lecture there will be a panel of pastors who will discuss how reconciliation is (or can be) lived out in their contexts. Worship will begin and conclude the evening.
This is a FREE event and is open to the community.
About Dr. Michael Emerson:
Dr. Michael Emerson, one of the nation’s leading scholars on race and religion, serves as provost of North Park University in Chicago. Prior to that, he was the Cline Professor of Sociology and the Co-Director of the Institute for Urban Research at Rice University in Houston, Texas. Dr. Emerson has authored or co-authored 15 books and monographs and over 60 journal articles and reports. His books include “Divided by Faith” and “United by Faith” and “Religion Matters: What Sociology Teaches Us About Religion in Our World.”
Worship will be led by Pastor Lawrence Miles from Journey Community Church.
Our announced panelists are:
Pastor Dennis Dennis Edwards, Sanctuary Covenant
Pastor Dee McIntosh, Lighthouse Covenant
Pastor Paul Robinson, Grace Outreach
Pastor John Stewart, First Covenant – Worthington