Synod Learning Day

This one-day virtual event is for ALL of us, not just rostered leaders.  This event will be: A day of restA day of learningA day of delighting in what God can do in us when we come together to take seriously Christ’s call to love our neighbor as ourselves, and scripture’s challenge to heed the wisdom of the eloquent and of the “least of these” 
Our keynote speaker, Randy Woodley, PhD, is an activist/scholar, distinguished speaker, teacher and wisdom keeper who addresses a variety of issues concerning American culture, faith/spirituality, justice, race/diversity, regenerative farming, our relationship with the earth and Indigenous realities. His expertise has been sought in national venues such as Time Magazine, The Huffington Post and Christianity Today. Dr. Woodley currently serves as Distinguished Professor of Faith and Culture and Director of Intercultural and Indigenous Studies at George Fox University/Portland Seminary. Randy was raised near Detroit, Michigan and is a legal descendent of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma. Randy co-hosts the Peacing it all Together podcast with Bo Sanders. Dr. Woodley and his wife are co-sustainers of Eloheh Indigenous Center for Earth Justice/Eloheh Farm, a regenerative teaching center and farm in Yamhill, Oregon. 

Keynote address: The Doctrine of Discovery and What it means for Faith in Christ Today.  Noon-2:00 pm.
Tell your friends and invite your congregation!September 199:00 am-5:30 pmSession topics include: Innovative and Online Worship IdeasOregon Synod Horizon, Values, and Stepping Stones for the FutureHealth Care and Racial Equity: What COVID-19 has RevealedAnd more!Only $25 per screen for adults over 21; under 21s are free!
The registration deadline has been extended to
12 pm September 18
New to Zoom?  Register to join a short practice session by choosing a date below!September 13th at 3pmSeptember 15th at 6pm
Fix these words of mine in your hearts and minds;
Tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads.
Teach them to your children,
Talking about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road,
When you lie down and when you get up.
Deuteronomy 11:18-19

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