KPC doesn’t believe in giving up things for Lent. We believe in adding things – adding knowledge and understanding of God’s world and our part in it. This year we are focusing on learning more about some of the values we affirm.
Thursday, March 9:
WE AFFIRM JUSTICE AND MERCY: Ron Steiner of Oregonians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty is the speaker.
We gather at 6:15 pm with dinner at 6:30. Program starts about 7 pm. There is no charge for the dinner, but a donation basket will be available. The meal will be lamb stew with vegetarian options available.
Thursday, March 16:
WE AFFIRM UNITY AND RECONCILIATION: an exploration of the Confession of Belhar, a confession of Christian faith that emerged in post-apartheid South Africa.
Thursday, March 23:
WE AFFIRM DIVERSITY: Eric Nzayiramya, a former refugee in Rwanda, shares his story. We will also learn more about the work of the organization “These Numbers Have Faces.”
Thursday, March 30:
WE AFFIRM CREATION: Eleanore Ramsey will share from her work as an environmental geologist.
Thursday, April 6:
WE AFFIRM A HOME FOR EVERYONE: A presentation related to homelessness and affordable housing is being planned.