COAL 2019: Conversations

It Matters – Brave Conversations About Race

Conversations about race are important. Dr. Marie Onwubuariri will lead participants in practicing skills that not only encourage self-reflection about racial identity and bias but also aid in courageous and constructive conversation within congregants, workplaces, neighborhoods and other settings.

About the Facilitator

Rev. Dr. Marie Onwubuariri

Rev. Dr. Marie Onwubuariri

Rev. Dr. Marie Onwubuariri is co-editor and chapter contributor of Trouble the Water: A Christian Resource for the Work of Racial Justice (Nurturing Faith, 2017). Her balancing grace is each opportunity she can take to share her gifts as poet, photography, and pianist with others. Rev. Marie’s home is in Brookfield, Wisconsin where she lives with husband Franklin, and children Anaya and Sol.

21st Century Korean Immigrant Community Church Growth/21세기 한인 이민 교회 성장

In this workshop participants will engage in a conversation on how to respond to the Korean community. Participants will be provided with tools to help in church growth and reaching out to the community to expand the Kingdom of God.

This conversation will be held in Korean.

이번 워크샵에서 참가자들은 한인 사회에 대응하는 방법에 대한 대화에 참여할 것입니다. 참가자들은 교회 성장에 도움되는 방법과 하나님의 나라를 확장하기 위해 지역사회에 나아 갈 수 있는 방법들을 제공 받을 것입니다.

About the Facilitators

Rev. Dr. Mia Chang and Rev. Dr. Jaekyeong Han

Christian Leadership Requirements/Les Exigences du Leadership Chretien

This workshop will look at three areas that are important in christian leadership. Using Philippians 3:16 we will be looking at the bond of love; spirit of Christian unity and spirit of cooperation.

The conversation will be held in French.

Cet atelier se pencher sur trois domaines qui sont importants dans le leadership chrétien. En utilisant Philippiens 3:16 nous allons regarder le lien de l'amour; esprit d'unité chrétienne et d'esprit de coopération.

About the Facilitator

Rev. Jeanot Saget

Building Relationships: Foreign and Local Missions/Estableciendo Relaciones: Misiones Internacionales y Locales

Participants will engage in a conversation regarding local missions initiatives in the region, specifically with our Spanish-speaking congregations and how to connect our efforts with Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula through our partners from ABCUSA International Ministries.

Participantes se involucrarán en una conversación sobre las iniciativas de misiones locales en la región, específicamente con nuestras congregaciones de habla hispana y cómo conectar nuestros esfuerzos con América Latina y la Península Ibérica en colaboración con Ministerios Internacionales de ABCUSA.

About the Facilitator

Dr. Adalia Gutierrez-Lee