December 2016: What do our religious and belief traditions require of us?

December 2016 Midday Interfaith Dialogue

Water Justice: What do our religious and belief traditions require of us?

Thursday, December 8, 2016
11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Luther Seminary, Olson Campus Center, Dining Room C
1490 Fulham St, St Paul, MN 55108
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Parking on street or behind Center (
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  • Muhammad Jiwa, Research and Outreach Coordinator, Minnesota Interfaith Power and Light
  • Rev. Jim Bear Jacobs, Turtle Clan of the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of the Mohican Nation, American Indian cultural liaison and Co-Convener of SPIN’s Healing Minnesota Stories
  • Birgitte Simpson, Luther Seminary Masters of Divinity Candidate


  • Katherine Parent, PH.D. student, Lutheran Seminary, Pray and Break Bread and community artist and activist.

Panelists will share scripture, tradition and sacred text and stories of water justice. Small group conversation and Q & A will follow. Join us for a time of sharing, learning and opportunities for action. We invite you to bring a small container of water from different locations that symbolize the importance of water in your life and religious traditions.

Free, open to all. Doors open at 11:15 a.m.; lunch is available in the cafeteria next door or bag lunches welcome.