Sunday Forum

Sundays at 9:00 a.m.  Online
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On June 13, our AMMPARO Ministry (Accompanying Migrant Minors with Protection, Advocacy, Representation and Opportunity) invites us to delve deeper into the current immigration landscape.

Sunday, June 13
Michael Busbey and Hellen Rios Carrillo will introduce the congregation to the ELCA’s Guardian Angel initiative – a program that provides spiritual and physical accompaniment of unaccompanied migrant children and families through their immigration court process. The AMMPARO committee seeks to begin this initiative in the Houston area in early fall.

Paulo Freire
ELCA missionary Rev. Dr. David Brondos will zoom in from Mexico City to teach two Sunday Forums on the work of Paulo Freire.
June 20   Pedagogy and liberation in the thought of Paulo Freire
June 27   The relevance of Paulo Freire for the church’s mission today

Paulo Freire (1921-1997), was one of the most important figures of the twentieth century in the area of education. His pedagogical methodology focused on critical thinking and “conscientization” as a means to challenge the status quo and promote social justice and equity.

June 20
Pedagogy and liberation in the thought of Paulo Freire
Pastor David will examine some of the ideas that are most central to Freire’s thought.

June 27
The relevance of Paulo Freire for the church’s mission today
We will explore the question of how Freire’s ideas can help us transform and renew our proclamation of the gospel in our present-day contexts.