Oct. 19—Northwestern College is pleased to sponsor the Coming Together Conference in association with the Minnesota Association of Evangelicals, and many local churches, Christian colleges and organizations.
COMING TOGETHER 2010—Who is my neighbor? A Leadership Conference for Multicultural Ministry Friday, October 29, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Grace Church Roseville
This conference is designed to equip pastors and Christian leaders for leadership in the 21st century and will feature keynote speaker Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, President of the Hispanic NAE, and many local pastors and experts in multicultural ministry.
David Fenrick, Ph.D. (Northwestern Director of the Center for Global Reconciliation and Cultural Education and Department of Christian Ministries faculty) will be participating in this year’s conference alongside a group of key pastors and ministry leaders engaged in multicultural ministry. The group has been meeting for about eight years.
Rev. Samuel Rodriguez is President of the Hispanic NAE, representing 16 million Hispanic evangelicals in America, and will speak about "Hispanic Christianity and the Future of American Evangelicalism."
Dr. Christena Cleveland, an inspiring young professor, will help us to think about "Why Do I Think My Neighbor Is So Different Than Me?"
Morning and afternoon workshops will explore Biblical foundations for ministry, offer principles and leadership experience from those who've led through these changes, and will seek to understand the affects of historic racism still felt today. A closing session titled “The Washington Discussion” will give an insiders’ update on immigration reform by three conference speakers who are actively working with Congress to pass comprehensive reform.