EmpowerWest Welcomes Walter Brueggemann


Empower West LogoThe EmpowerWest coalition of Louisville area pastors and churches, invites you to join them for two days of special events in advance of Dr. Martin Luther King Day.

A workshop will be held on Friday, January 15 beginning at 6pm to invite more people into the work of empowering West Louisville residents by forming action teams including: Interracial Relations, Community Development, Education, Clergy/Justice, Event Planning, Business Development, Partnership Development, and Communications.

On Saturday, Dr. Walter Brueggemann will be the featured guest at two MLK celebration events: breakfast at 9am ($10 at the door) followed by worship at 11am with singers from EmpowerWest partner churches.

Events on both days take place at St. Stephen Church in Louisville. Make plans now to attend!  Childcare is available.

Next Steps Workshop

Friday, January 15, St. Stephen Church, 6:00 pm

Martin Luther King, Jr. Event

Saturday, January 16, St. Stephen Church

9:30 am: Breakfast with Dr. Kevin Cosby & Dr. Walter Brueggemann ($10 at the door)
11:00 am: Worship with Dr. Brueggemann

Walter Brueggemann at St. Matthews Episcopal

Sunday, January 17, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 2:00 p.m.

The world’s leading interpreter of the Old Testament, The Rev. Dr. Walther Brueggemann is the William Marcel- lus McPheeters Professor of Old Testament Emeritus at Columbia Theological Seminary. He is author of over 100 books, including the longtime bestsellers The Prophetic Imagination and Praying the Psalms. His most recent books are Sabbath as Resistance: Saying No to the Culture of Now and his most recently published book, Chosen? Reading the Bible Amid the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.