April class in the Justice Leadership Program UCC:
ALL are welcome- bring a friend!
Resisting Structural Evil:
Love as Ecological-Economic Vocation
Interactive discussion of this new book by Cynthia Moe-Lobeda, PhD Christian Ethics, who is Associate Professor, Theology & Religious Studies, and Environmental Studies at Seattle University. Connecting economic equity, earth care, and social values, Moe-Lobeda develops an "earth-honoring, justice-seeking Christian ethical stance." Cornel West says, "This is a grand prophetic book motivated by love and focused on... social justice, ecological justice, and dignity for 'the least of these.' Don't miss it!"
We are so pleased to be joined by this author and friend of JLP for the third class. And to be led in discussion by another colleague Freddie Helmiere, who teaches at Seattle U and U of Washington, and was research associate to Moe-Lobeda on the book for two years (see bio below)!
Tuesday April 8: read the first 1/3 of chapters: led by Freddie. Bring a robust question that emerges from your reading of the text.
No class on the Tuesday of Holy Week
Tuesday April 22: read the 2/3 of chapters: led by Freddie. Bring a question from your engagement with the text.
Tuesday April 29: read the last third of the chapters in book: led by Dr. Cynthia Moe-Lobeda. Bring a question from your reading of the text.
Each Tuesday: Dinner & Study:
6:30 optional potluck;
Location: Keystone United Church of Christ
5019 Keystone Pl N, Seattle 98103
On bus line, or park on street.
Join us for everything, or drop in when you can!
Helpful to RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
Frederica (Freddie) Helmiere has taught courses on religion, ecology and social justice at the University of Washington's Program on the Environment, Seattle University and Northwest University. She holds an MAR in Ethics from Yale Divinity and an MESc in Eco-justice and international development from Yale's Forestry School. She and her husband John live in South Seattle and serve with Valley & Mountain Fellowship (UMC)-- a "community movement, rooted in grace, that is focused on developing spiritual maturity, deep community, social justice, and creative expression."
Our mid-week classes in the JLP run October to June, each year.