“Living into the Vision: Beyond Our Comfort Zones” is the theme of the 2013 North Central Jurisdiction Commission on Religion and Race Annual Learning Event. Set for October 18-20, in Independence, Ohio, the gathering will “celebrate the encompassing love of God and live into the vision while venturing beyond our comfort zones.”
Invited speakers and presenters include Bishop Julius Calvin Trimble, Bishop John Hopkins of the East Ohio Conference, retired Bishop Linda Lee, now at the Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Rev. Myungim Kim, GCORR, Rev. Giovanni Arroyo, GCORR, Rev. Dr. Samuel Royoppa, D.S. Wisconsin Annual Conference, Rev. David Whitt, Dr. Yvonne Zimmerman, Christian Ethics Methodist Theological School in Ohio, and Mr. Jack Lyons, Executive Director, Native American Indian Veterans Center.
Featured performers include: Explosion Divina de Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center (Puerto Rican/ Hispanic), Salin Lahi (Filipino-American), Ka Hui Hula O Ka 'Aina Punahele North Coast Hula
Red Bird Singers (Intertribal), Cherokee, Choctaw, and Lakota Tribes, and Inner Circle Hellenistic Dancers of St. Demetrius (Greek).
Register on line at: http://tinyurl.com/NCJCORR2013 or contact: Shawndelle Chester, 8800 Cleveland Avenue, N.W., North Canton, OH 44720. Early bird registration is $110 through September 18.