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Saturday
21
APR

"Who is my neighbor?" Synod Educational Gatherings

10:00
16:00
Peace Lutheran Fellowship
Event organized by Peace Lutheran Fellowship

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Learn who your neighbors really are, start some possibly difficult conversations in a safe place. Learn, Share, Be.

Join with members of other ELCA congregations in the Southwestern Washington Synod to attend three sessions of workshops.

Peace will be happy to sponsor the registration fee of $30, which includes lunch, if you are able and interested in going to the Poulsbo event. Let Pr. Ron know if you can go or if you need a ride, Ron@UndemandingGrace.com

SCHEDULE
9:30am- sign-in
10am- Welcome
10:20-11:20am- Session 1
11:30-12:30pm- Session 2
12:30- Lunch (included with registration)
1:40-2:40pm- Worship
2:50-3:50pm- Session 3
4pm- Closing prayer

WORKSHOPS:
Session #1: (10:20am-11:20am)
Caring for our Neighbor -a Bible Study
How to Tell Your Congregation's Story
PSALM Workshop ( "Program for Strengthening Active Lay Ministry")
Helping Neighbors Experiencing Homelessness and Affordable Housing (pt 1)
Conversations About Race
Circle of Welcome for Refugees
How Brain Friendly is the Lutheran Church?

Session #2 (11:30am-12:30pm)
Faith Formation for the First Third of Life
Battling Islamaphobia
Helping Neighbors Experiencing Homelessness and Affordable Housing (pt 2)
Repudiation of the Doctrine of Discovery
Engaging Generations through Generosity

Session #3 (2:50-3:50pm)
Gender Diversity Conversation - a parent panel
Decolonizing Lutheranism (Vancouver site only)
One Body, Many Members (Poulsbo and Lakewood sites only)
Together We Can do More- What is Advocacy
Women and Justice: Our Shared Voice as a Church
Planned Giving to Help your Neighbor (Poulsbo site only)