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The Juice - June 13

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June 13, 2020

Community anti-racism prayer vigil

Coach Marcus Newsom invites the community to a prayer vigil on Wednesday, June 17, at 6 p.m. at Kohlmann Park in Waverly. It will begin with remarks from Coach Newsom followed by silent prayer for 8 minutes and 46 seconds. Places to safely stand will be marked as we are asking everyone to engage in social distancing. Please also wear a mask to keep our neighbors safe. The prayer vigil will be live-streamed at www.stpaulswaverly.org and made available on the St. Paul's YouTube channel.

 

Library's Systemic Racism & White Privilege Resources guide

Vogel Library’s vision, mission and goals support equality and equity, and our collection of materials on systemic racism and white privilege is always growing. You can get started exploring these options on our Systemic Racism & White Privilege Resources guide: https://knightguides.wartburg.edu/racismandprivilege. Streaming films and eBooks are available immediately, no matter your location. To access print books and DVDs, see the library’s current availability on our hours page: http://library.wartburg.edu/hours-all.html.

 

Card shower for retiree Don Juhl

Retired Food Service Director Don Juhl will celebrate his 80th birthday on June 26 with a card shower. His family requests that cards be sent to:

Don Juhl

1325 Eighth Ave.

Marion, IA 52302

 

PROFESSIONAL NEWS

Kunihiko Terasawa, associate professor of religion, visited the Lutheran Theological Seminary of Hong Kong on May 21. Terasawa, who is a visiting scholar at Hang Seng University of Hong Kong while on sabbatical from Wartburg, met the president, vice president and several faculty members to share more about Lutheran education in the United States and Hong Kong. He also shared information about Wartburg’s partnership with Wartburg Theological Seminary to offer an accelerated path to earning Bachelor of Arts and Master of Divinity degrees. They group discussed options for collaboration between the Hong Kong seminary and students at Wartburg College and Wartburg Seminary.


The Hong Kong seminary was founded by the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hong Kong, which is deeply connected with the ELCA and other Lutheran churches. The seminary has 20 full-time faculty and several degree programs. Students come from Hong Kong, Myanmar, Vietnam, Taiwan and China, among others. The school is an important theological education center for the future Christian leaders of Asia.

 

 
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