In Pursuit of Justice, Equity, and Inclusion: Jesus, Ida B. Wells, James Baldwin, and You
March 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Join Pastor Lamont Wells, Wartburg’s Strategic Advisor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, for a session that will explore biblical narrative(s) and cultural experiences of demands for justice that will help inform our collective call to respond to local and global inequities. The participant will learn history, faithful methods and strategies to bring healing to divided communities. Drawing from spiritual practices including non-violent civic engagement as a way to create “beloved community” and open the pathways for freedom and justice for all.
Available both on-campus [Weiblen] and via Zoom, the public forum is both for members of the Wartburg community and for all others interested in this topic. On-campus participants will enjoy a soup supper before Pastor Wells’ presentation. All are welcome. Please register here.
Pastor Wells is the executive director of the Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities (NECU). Wells previously served as program director for ELCA Campus Ministry, providing leadership to the Lutheran Campus Ministry Network. Wells is also national president of the African Descent Lutheran Association (ADLA).