Incarceration – One Christian Response

On January 20, the Women at the Well will be the topic for worship and our adult education class and afternoon workshop.

Adult Education in January:

A Christian Response to Incarceration and Reentry
Sundays, 9:00 a.m., in Room 201.

Then at Central’s 10:15 a.m. worship, we’ll hear from the Rev. Lee Roorda Schott who will be preaching.

Then in the afternoon, everyone is invited to come for a Women at the Well workshop, from 1:00–4:30 p.m., which will offer additional learning around issues of justice and incarceration.

We’ll gather in Fellowship Hall for refreshments and then break into two groups:

1. Reentry Team Training, led by Pastor Paul Witmer, Minister of Reentry and Congregational Care. This training will prepare participants to work as part of a team with women coming out of prison, accompanying them during that first year.

2. Workshop Welcoming Home: How the Church Makes Room for Those Affected by Incarceration, led by Pastor Lee Roorda Schott. We’ll consider how the church can become supportive community for those who themselves or in their families are dealing with incarceration. Will we make room for this kind of diversity? What will that call from us? How will it enrich us?

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