Encountering Challenge and Hope in Native American Stories

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 to Wednesday, March 21, 2018

St. Paul-Reformation (100 North Oxford Street, Saint Paul, MN 55104)

St Paul-Reformation Lutheran Church in St. Paul (100 North Oxford Street, Saint Paul) will host its Lenten "LISTEN" (Learning Insights, Seeking Together, Embracing Neighbors) Series entitled: "Encountering Challenge and Hope in Native American Stories," Wednesdays, February 21-March 21, 7:00-8:30 p.m.


Speakers well-known for their work in the Native community will lead discussions on Native spirituality, the "Doctrine of Discovery"  which refers to the legal and religious justifications used to seize Native lands, the tragic history of Native Americans in the State of Minnesota, the response of religious institutions to that community, and ways in which Native populations are being strengthened.


This LISTEN series is our third annual inter-faith time of learning centered around theological and historical questions meant to engage the religious imagination and broaden perspectives. Speakers this year include the Rev. Jim Bear Jacobs, the Rev. Joann Conroy and Jewell Arcoren. This Program which is being offered to the congregation and community with the support of the Saint Paul Interfaith Network (SPIN). More information at www.stpaulref.org.