ELF

Exploring Life and Faith

On Thursday evenings this January we will be hosting an amazing artist

and the Interfaith Alliance of Colorado.

JANUARY 11

ARTIST LORENZO DAWKINS

Lorenzo Dawkins is a visual storyteller who focuses on enabling interpretation through the essence of imagery, cinematography and
audio. As a photojournalism graduate of Metropolitan State University of Denver, Lorenzo has availed and traveled for the
Metropolitan newspaper and been awarded the Metrosphere Editors Choice Award for his “Make a Wish” photograph. Lorenzo
continued his journalism success by earning two CABJ Scribes in Excellence Awards for Print News in 2015, for his work with the
Denver Urban Spectrum. With the education and resources gained from working with local publications, Lorenzo has blended his love
for art and storytelling into a documentary style approach to photography and videography. Lorenzo believes that connecting and
understanding people is the most sufficient way to document and tell stories.

His presentation will be about community engaged documentary style photography and videography. In the presentation he will be
discussing his involvement in community work within the 80205 neighborhoods, working with initiatives such as East5ide Unified
and the SHARE Network. In addition, he will be discussing the impact that imagery has on our perception of race and how that
impacts our relationships.

JANUARY 18

INTERFAITH ALLIANCE OF COLORADO

St. Andrew’s recently joined the Interfaith Alliance of Colorado as a Congregational Partner. Please come learn more about this
amazing group. We'll be joined by staff from the Interfaith Alliance of Colorado. We will talk about their work and initiatives--from
legislative advocacy to supporting tiny home villages--and explore how a faith-infused justice movement is becoming a reality in
Colorado.

Presenters: Nadia Belkin, Kenny Wiley, Jill Wildenberg from the Interfaith Alliance of Colorado

 


LIVES OF CONTEMPLATION/LIVES OF ACTION

The Social Justice and Racial Reconciliation Task Force will lead a four part series exploring the relationship between contemplative living and
social action. During each session, we’ll examine the life and writings of a person whose private spiritual exercises led them into a deeper
awareness of and compassion for the needs of the world, and ultimately to acts of service and justice. In the final session, we’ll consider social
liturgy, a way of integrating our own lives of faith and action.

JANUARY 25 DIETRICH BOHOEFFER, LED BY BILL CALKINS
FEBRUARY 1 THOMAS MERTON, LED BY LUCY MCGUFFEY
FEBRUARY 8 HENRI NOUWEN, LED BY BETSY HOOVER
FEBRUARY 15 SOCIAL LITURGY, LED BY FRANK NOWELL AND SUE KILGORE

 

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