Diversity and The Doctrine of Discovery

Join the Eastern Missouri Conference and the Lutheran School of Theology for a day of education on Diversity and The Doctrine of Discovery

Individual Registration: $30

Group Registration (4): $100

Saturday, April 22, 2023

9AM – 3 PM, Lunch included

Registration: $30 per individual or $100 for a group of 4

Trinity Lutheran Church, 14088 Clayton Rd, Town and Country, MO 63017

Keynote Speaker: Vance Blackfox–Vance Blackfox, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, is ELCA director for Indigenous ministries and tribal relations. Join us as we learn the history and power analysis of the Doctrine of Discovery and why this is existential for Christians.

Afternoon workshops (choose 1):

  • Vance Blackfox: American Policy, Indian Pain
  • Terrance Freeman and Aimee Appell: Dismantling Racism
  • Meagan McLaughlin and Hearts Across the Heartland: LGBTQ+ and The Church
  • Central States Synod Hunger Team: Hunger and Issues of Equity