Category: Racial Equity and Justice

08
Oct

Indigenous Peoples Resources

You don’t need to wait until a specific day or change in season to dive into the rich and often painful history of the land that so many of us currently inhabit. Below, you will find resources that have been written or illustrated by Indigenous people of North America. While some are filled with the […]

20
Aug

Nativity Civil Rights Tour Video Presentations

Mark and Leslie Swiggum’s retirement passion and mission is to invite others to join them on a journey where the participants will go to the places where significant events happened, meet people who were the “ground soldiers,” hear stories of their experiences and become knowledgeable about the story of the movement. They have led over […]

17
May

Healing our City

“Hard is allowed.” News — good and bad — continues to remind us of the long arc we are walking to achieve real justice and build the Beloved Community. During Saturday’s reflection, Rev. Ravyn Miller called us to hold Imago Dei — the Image of God — in our hearts. When we can see the […]

04
May

“Thank You” from Cross of Glory after Daunte Wright death

Dear Friends of Nativity, On behalf of the Cross of Glory and Brooklyn Center community I wanted to extend my heartfelt thanks for your generous contribution to our work here as we seek to be the church in the wake of Daunte Wright’s death. Even in the midst of the grief and pain in our […]

06
Apr

REJM – Get to Know the Team

Jeanne Voight, Tell us about yourself and your journey with Nativity Lutheran Church. My journey at Nativity Lutheran is not long, less than 2 years. I came from a large Catholic church, St. Joan of Arc in South Minneapolis, with a strong history of promoting social justice. For many reasons, I was searching for a […]

22
Feb

REJM – Get to Know the Team

Peder Engebretsen, Tell us about yourself and your journey with Nativity Lutheran Church. I have lived in St. Anthony Village since October 2003. I began to attend Nativity in 2011 as I recovered from a long illness. My first time at Nativity, I saw in the bulletin this question: “What if there is no Hell?” […]

05
Feb

REJM – Get to Know the Team

Grace Gee, Tell us about yourself and your journey with Nativity Lutheran Church. I have been a member of Nativity for 7 years. I joined after retiring and moving to St Anthony from Superior, WI. Nativity gives me a chance to work on several social problems including hunger, environmental concerns, and racial equity. I organized […]