ESC-2017-FORUMS

SUNDAY FORUMS SERIES – 24th September thru 3rd December 2017

Weekly Forums at ELCG – after worship, in the Sanctuary – 12:45 to 13:30

Our congregation is full of people doing meaningful work, living out our common calling to be witnesses to God’s justice, peace, and love in an incredible variety of ways. This fall, we have the opportunity to hear from several members, presenting briefly on topics they are currently engaged with.

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All are invited to join in this wonderful opportunity to learn from the rich experience and witness of the members of our community. Invite a friend to join you!

24 September
Water for Life: Churches Becoming Blue Communities
Dinesh Suna

1 October
Faith & Sexuality: LGBTI Rights & Jesus
André Du Plessis

8 October
A Burger with Kim Jong-un? Ecumenical Engagement with North Korea for Dialogue and Peaceful Coexistence on the Korean Peninsula
Peter Prove

15 October
Unity in Diversity: Living in the Pluralistic Society of Indonesia
Ester Widiasih

22 October
Living Religious Diversity:
 9 Propositions of the Geneva Interreligious Platform

Simone Sinn

29 October
Where Is God When We Most Need Him?
 My Story During the 1994 Rwandan Genocide Against Tutsis
Julienne Munyaneza

5 November
In God’s Name? Religion, Violence and the Call to Peacemaking 
Peniel Rajkumar

(12 November   ELCG Harvest Festival – No forum this week)

19 November
What Do Nuclear Weapons Teach Us About Faith? What Does Faith Teach Us About Nuclear Weapons?
Jonathan Frerichs

26 November
Walking Her-Stories: North-East Nigerian Women’s Resilience Amidst the Politicization of Religion and Violence – A Feminist Ethical Perspective
Fulata Moyo

3 December
Overcoming Inequities in Our World Today Through Global Solidarity: The Experience of the AIDS Movement and the Global Fund
Christoph Benn

ESC-Forum(1)

Weekly Forums at ELCG – after worship, in the Sanctuary – 12:45 to 13:30 Forum(1): 24 September Water for Life: Churches Becoming Blue Communities Dinesh Suna

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Weekly Forums at ELCG – after worship, in the Sanctuary – 12:45 to 13:30 1 October Faith & Sexuality: LGBTI Rights & Jesus André Du Plessis   

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Weekly Forums at ELCG – after worship, in the Sanctuary – 12:45 to 13:30 8 October A Burger with Kim Jong-un? Ecumenical Engagement with North Korea

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Weekly Forums at ELCG – after worship, in the Sanctuary – 12:45 to 13:30 15 October Unity in Diversity:   Living in the Pluralistic Society of Indonesia Ester Widiasih Our congregation is full of people doing meaningful work, living out our common calling to be witnesses to God’s justice, peace, and love in an incredible variety … Continue reading ESC-Forum(4)

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Weekly Forums at ELCG – after worship, in the Sanctuary – 12:45 to 13:30 Our congregation is full of people doing meaningful work, living out our common calling to be witnesses to God’s justice, peace, and love in an incredible variety of ways. This fall, we have the opportunity to hear from several members, presenting … Continue reading ESC-Forum(5)

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Weekly Forums at ELCG – after worship, in the Sanctuary – 12:45 to 13:30 Our congregation is full of people doing meaningful work, living out our common calling to be witnesses to God’s justice, peace, and love in an incredible variety of ways. This fall, we have the opportunity to hear from several members, presenting … Continue reading ESC-Forum(6)

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Weekly Forums at ELCG – after worship, in the Sanctuary – 12:45 to 13:30 Our congregation is full of people doing meaningful work, living out our common calling to be witnesses to God’s justice, peace, and love in an incredible variety of ways. This fall, we have the opportunity to hear from several members, presenting … Continue reading ESC-Forum(7)

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ESC-Forum(8)

Weekly Forums at ELCG – after worship, in the Sanctuary – 12:45 to 13:30 Our congregation is full of people doing meaningful work, living out our common calling to be witnesses to God’s justice, peace, and love in an incredible variety of ways. This fall, we have the opportunity to hear from several members, presenting … Continue reading ESC-Forum(8)

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Weekly Forums at ELCG – after worship, in the Sanctuary – 12:45 to 13:30 Our congregation is full of people doing meaningful work, living out our common calling to be witnesses to God’s justice, peace, and love in an incredible variety of ways. This fall, we have the opportunity to hear from several members, presenting … Continue reading ESC-Forum(9)

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Weekly Forums at ELCG – after worship, in the Sanctuary – 12:45 to 13:30 Our congregation is full of people doing meaningful work, living out our common calling to be witnesses to God’s justice, peace, and love in an incredible variety of ways. This fall, we have the opportunity to hear from several members, presenting … Continue reading ESC-Forum(10)

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