Thursday, January 15, 2015

Redeemer Lutheran Church, Hinsdale: Introduction to Holy Land Issues

Members of WGME will provide presentations and lead discussions at two upcoming events at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Hinsdale:

Session 1: Sunday, January 18, 2015 - 9:45 a.m.

Session 2: Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 9:45 a.m.

Members of WGME who will help guide the class include:

Kholoud Khoury, member of St. Elias Christian Church, Chicago, is a native of Palestine and serves the ELCA in the capacity of Program Director, Arab and Middle Eastern Ministries.

Dieter Schulte, member of Luther Memorial Church, Chicago, was born in Germany at the time of Hitler, and will speak to both the social dimensions of state oppression as well as some of the historical dimensions of U.S. and European support for Israel.

Mary Anderson, member of Atonement Lutheran Church, Barrington, has personal knowledge of Israel/Palestine and will focus on the role of Zionism in the Palestinian/Israeli conflict.

The presentations will include screening of The Stones Cry Out. Examples will be provided of books, study guides, and other resources for continued study.

Attend one session or both!


Redeemer Lutheran Church
136 East First Street
Hinsdale, IL 60521

See map on Google

Parish Room (on main level of the church)
If you enter by the main parking lot entrance, you'll go up half a flight of stairs and all theway down the hall. It's theroom with two sets of double doors across from the stained glass windows.

Related posts

The Working Group on the Middle East is encouraging Metropolitan Chicago Synod congregations as they do their education and faith formation planning for 2014-15 to include at least one book study about the Middle East.

(See Adult Education: Learn More About the Middle East During 2014-15 )

The Working Group on the Middle East had the honor of hosting a book event with Rabbi Brant Rosen on February 16, 2014. Rabbi Rosen read from his book, Wrestling in the Daylight: A Rabbi's Path to Palestinian Solidarity, and engaged us in a conversation about justice in Israel/Palestine.

(See WGME Hosts Rabbi Brant Rosen Describing His "Path To Palestinian Solidarity" )