July 18th – Just Mercy – A Christian Response to Racism

Join us for a very special event: “Just Mercy – A Christian Response to Racism” on Saturday, July 18th at 5:30 p.m. in the Word of Life Gymnasium.

We will be viewing the film “Just Mercy” followed by a discussion on racism and inequality in light of God’s Word, led by Rev. Gerard Bolling (staff member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in North St. Louis) and Rev. Dr. Steve Schave (Director of LCMS Urban and Inner-City Mission).

Due to COVID-19, we will have very limited seating (100 person limit) in order to practice proper social distancing. Please use the following link to sign up: CLICK HERE

PLEASE NOTE: Per the MPAA, this film is rated PG-13 for very intense scenes and strong language.

Social Distancing Precautions:
– please enter through the glass doors directly off the Word of Life school playground facing Eichelberger Street. Following the event, please exit through the rear of the gym and out the glass doors at the corner of Eichelberger Street and Jamieson Avenue.
-please wear a mask
-hand sanitizer will be available at the entrance
-chairs will be spaced appropriately in groups based on family unit in the sign up
-water fountains are not currently in use

If you prefer to not attend in person, but participate virtually, we invite you to watch the movie on your own device at home. Then please join us here on the Word of Life Facebook Page for a live stream of the post-movie discussion at approximately 7:30 pm. At that time, you will be welcome to ask questions and participate in the discussion. If you know of someone who would like to participate but is not a Facebook user, they will still be able to participate and utilize Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/WordOfLifeLutheranSchool/

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