BlackLivesMatter in Holland Classis: Feb. 26-27

Please join fellow Classis members in a weekend seminar for learning and sharing about racial justice in our Holland Classis. The event will include opportunities for worshipping together, hearing testimonies and teaching from folks in our own community, and break-out sessions on a variety of topics relating to the theme of Black Lives Matter for Holland Classis.  This seminar is open to all pastors, lay persons and seminary students in Holland Classis.

BlackLivesMatter in Holland Classis
February 26-27, 2016

Friday, Feb. 26 – 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.: Worship & Keynote Address
Saturday, Feb. 27 – 8:30a.m. – 2:00p.m.Speakers, Lunch & Break-Out Sessions

  • How do we to start hard conversations about race?
  • Why shouldn’t we be saying “AllLivesMatter?”
  • Understanding White Privilege
  • Being an Ally for Racial Justice

The fee per person is $15.  To register, please click on this link: http://goo.gl/forms/2tWu25sSJZ  and sign up by Friday, February 19.   After you have signed up, you will receive a follow up email to pay for registration and to choose your breakout sessions. With so many questions being raised in our communities and country surrounding racial justice, we truly hope you will join with us for listening and learning together!

The weekend seminar will be hosted at hosted at Maple Avenue Ministries, 427 Maple Ave. Holland, MI 49423.  We are eagerly anticipating seeing you there!

Questions? Contact:  jkoolhaas@fellowshipreformed.org