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Jim Wallis to Speak at Eureka College
Fri, April 7, 2017, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM CDT
SAVE THE DATE - APRIL 7, 2017
The Pro-Reconciliation Anti-Racism Team is pleased to announce that the Region along with Eureka College, the Presbytery of Chicago of the Presbyterian Church USA and Quad City Interfaith will be co-hosting Jim Wallis Speaks: America's Original Sin and Braving the Beloved Community with Jim Wallis on April 7, 2017 at 1 PM at Becker Auditorium at Eureka College in Eureka, IL. Mr Wallis who is President and Founder of Sojourners, editor and chief of Sojourners magazine , a best selling author with twelve books to his credit, public theologian, speaker and international commentator on ethics and public life will be speaking on his book America’s Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to a New America. Following Mr. Wallis’ address, there will be a panel response, time for questions, and a reception where the conversation may continue. We hope that you will mark your calendars and plan to be a part of this important conversation where we confront the sin of racism in our nation, consider how to build bridges and seek to live reconciled lives as a part of the beloved community.
While this event will be free to those attending, you will need a ticket. Registration deadline is April 4, 2017
All attending are encouraged to read Wallis' America's Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege and the Bridge to a New America. All registered participants are invited to the reception following the lecture.