Available workshops

Film Viewing & Discussion

Public Television’s Frontline has produced two excellent documentaries on the experience of American families living in poverty. On Thursday, Dec. 3 and Thursday, Dec. 17, we will host online viewing and discussion of these films. All the details are here.

When: Thursday, Dec. 3 and Thursday, Dec. 17, 7:00-9:00 p.m. Meets online via Zoom.

Register here for one or both film discussions.

Color of Compromise Video Study

Jemar Tisby’s book on the history of racism in and around the American church has become a bestseller. He is speaking to the moment we are in right now. In January, we will host an online group using the video study version of this material. We will meet via Zoom and view each week’s 20-25 minute video together before discussing it.

When: Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m., January 11- March 22

Register here for The Color of Compromise

Bridges Out of Poverty

Bridges Out of Poverty book cover

What people are saying: “I found this workshop helpful to increase my compassion and understanding for people in poverty. The class is engaging, interactive, and makes you think about attitudes and assumptions.”

When: January-February, special online workshop for CASA Lake County

Contact me if you’re interested in Bridges Out of Poverty.

Be the Bridge: Whiteness 101

When white people begin to work against racism, we often discover we have a lot to learn. This resource introduces four important concepts: white supremacy, white fragility, white identity, and white privilege — all in the context of our Christian identity. Discussion guide available here.

When: September – November, private online discussion group.

Where: Available via Zoom.

Contact me if you’re interested in Be the Bridge 101.

When Helping Hurts

We love our neighbors and we want to help people who are struggling in poverty. What kind of help is truly helpful? Together we will think about how to love and empower our neighbors who are living in poverty, by the power of Christ.

When: None scheduled right now.

Where: Available via Zoom

Contact me if you’re interested in When Helping Hurts.