Event Name: Redeemer and North Minneapolis Celebrate Black Queerness

Date: May 18, 2018
Start Time: 08:00 pm
Event Type: / / /
Cost: Visit website for details
Contact Person: Amy Koopman
Contact Phone: (612) 374-4139
Event Website: https://www.redeemermpls.org/prophetic
Contact Email: admin@redeemermpls.org

Redeemer Lutheran Church co-presents a three-event weekend featuring renowned queer Christian artist Jennifer Knapp and Twin Cities artists of color

Join Redeemer Lutheran Church May 18-19, 2018 for PROPHETIC: Amplifying Queer and Colorful Voices with world renowned queer Christian artist, activist, and author Jennifer Knapp and numerous queer and black artists and activists from the Twin Cities. All events are co-presented by Redeemer, Westwood, Edina Community, St Michael’s, and Grace Northeast Lutheran churches, and are free and open to the public.

On Friday evening at 8:00 p.m. join us for Jennifer Knapp’s Inside Out Faith, a concert and Q&A with St. Paul-based biracial queer activist, writer, speaker, and life coach Nikole Mitchell at Westwood Lutheran Church, 9001 Cedar Lake Rd., St. Louis Park, MN 55426.

Saturday morning we will host the Faith and Affirmation panel and workshops beginning with ecumenical worship at 9:30 a.m. followed by the PROPHETIC panel at 10:00 a.m. with panelists Taylor Seaberg, Rev. Jen Nagel, Jennifer Knapp, Zed Jensen, and Austen Hartke, moderated by Pastor Emmy Kegler. At 11:00 a.m. four panelists will lead workshops exploring various aspects of life and faith at the intersection of LGBTQIA+ and racial justice. Saturday morning events are hosted at Edina Community Lutheran Church, 4113 W. 54th St., Edina, MN 55424.

Saturday evening at 6:30 p.m. we invite you to our Celebrating Colorful Queerness concert in the North Community High School Auditorium located at 1500 James Ave. N., Minneapolis, MN 55411. The concert will feature Jennifer Knapp and Twin Cities artists Taylor Seaberg, Soul Beautiful, and spoken word poet Jibreel Khumas.

For additional information, call Amy Koopman at 612-374-4139 or visit https://www.redeemermpls.org/prophetic on the web.

PROPHETIC: Amplifying Queer and Colorful Voices is presented by Redeemer Lutheran Church in collaboration with Grace Lutheran Church of Northeast Minneapolis, Westwood Lutheran Church, Edina Community Lutheran Church, and St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, with support from Reconciling Works. All are welcome to join in this important time of growing relationships and building awareness through conversation and celebration of inspired art.

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