“Save the dates,” said an announcement of upcoming webinars and online conversations from the Church of the Brethren Intercultural Ministries. Drew G. I. Hart, a member of Harrisburg (Pa.) First Church of the Brethren, will be speaking as part of the upcoming “Healing Racism Congregations and Communities Series” that launches this February.
Hart is assistant professor of theology at Messiah University and has 10 years of pastoral experience. He is director of the university’s Thriving Together: Congregations for Racial Justice program and co-host of Inverse Podcast. He is the author of Trouble I’ve Seen: Changing the Way the Church Views Racism (2016) and Who Will Be a Witness?: Igniting Activism for God’s Justice, Love, and Deliverance (2020). He was the recipient of bcmPEACE’s 2017 Peacemaker Award, the 2019 W. E. B. Du Bois Award in Harrisburg, Pa., and was Elizabethtown (Pa.) College’s 2019 Peace Fellow. (Twitter and Instagram @DruHart)
On Tuesday, Feb. 9, from 12:30-2 p.m. (Eastern time), the ministry plans a webinar with Hart titled “Who Will Be a Witness: Igniting Activism for God’s Justice, Love, and Deliverance.” Register at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_t9nIs9nYRE2BH9ENXFKZ7Q. A recording also will be available after the event.
On Thursday, Feb. 18, from 4:30-6 p.m. (Eastern time), the ministry is inviting participation in an online #ConversationsTogether with Hart. “Join us for a time of conversation, Q&A, and dialogue about how we can be faithful witnesses toward healing racism in our communities and times,” said the announcement. Register at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMkcu-qrDkpGtP8U27V9wGF7FXpHj7CLrpt.
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