MLK on the Emmaus Road:
Resurrecting Prophetic Faith and Political Imagination in a 21st Century Culture of Violence and Fear
A Free Public Lecture with Ched Myers
Thursday, April 11th, 2013
Music by Portland’s finest jazz musicians begins at 6:40 p.m. Reception following in the fellowship hall.
Augustana Lutheran Church
2710 NE 14th Ave, Portland OR
A free will offering will be taken
Is Jesus for the Birds?
A Workshop on Economics, Ecology and Discipleship
A Full Day Workshop with Ched Myers and Matt Guynn
Ched will activate our imaginations with his biblical and theological work on economics and ecology, while Matt will activate our imaginations about what discipleship might look like in light of Ched’s insights and our local context.
Friday, April 12th, 2013
9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
St. Andrew Lutheran Church
12405 SW Butner Road, Beaverton, Oregon
Suggested donation $25 – $75 (includes lunch)
Ched Myers is a biblical scholar, popular educator, activist theologian, author, organizer and advocate who has for 30 years been challenging and supporting Christians to engage in peace and justice work and radical discipleship.Ã‚Â With Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries he focuses on building capacity for biblical literacy, church renewal and faith-based witness for justice.Ã‚Â You can learn more about Ched and his work at chedmyers.org.
Matt Guynn is director of nonviolent social change for the church-based nonprofit On Earth Peace, working with congregations and community groups around the United States to support leadership development for efforts to challenge violence and build reconciliation, drawing especially from the tradition of Kingian nonviolence.Ã‚Â Matt is also a member of the Wilderness Way Community in Portland.
Sponsored by EcoFaith Recovery, Wilderness Way Community, Augustana Lutheran Church, Cedar Hills United Church of Christ, Central Lutheran Church, Portland Mennonite Church, and St. Andrew Lutheran Church of Beaverton
To learn more about Ched, visit http://test.chedmyers.org/