“Let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream” —Amos 5:24
The words of the prophet Amos ring in our ears. God is not calling for solemn festivals. God does not want to hear our whining about our own hang-ups. Instead, God calls forth justice to flow over each and every one of us. Let the rushing waters of justice flow from God, through us, and out to the ends of the earth.
You are invited to participate in Let Justice Roll Down Like Waters, the biennial assembly of Lutherans Concerned / North America and Reconciling in Christ conference. Let Justice Roll will be held at Augsburg College in Minneapolis, MN July 7–11, 2010.
Let Justice Roll Down Like Waters is more than a conference. It is an opportunity to explore and live out the work of reconciliation that we are called to do. Justice requires reconciliation, and reconciliation takes effort. Throughout our time together, we will work on justice issues from the intersection of oppressions (racism, sexism, ablism, etc.) and through the lens of full participation of people of all sexual orientations and gender identities in the life of the Lutheran Church.
We’ll worship together, using a rich variety of traditions of the worshipping community. We’ll provide a blend of the familiar and the unique drawing on our Lutheran heritage and the wealth of liturgical practice in the area. We’ll network with one another, hear stories of joy and frustration, and make decisions together about the future direction of Lutherans Concerned / North America and our Reconciling in Christ communities.
Special opportunities Include:
- Optional Pre-events July 7—8 that will help participants dive deeper into specific topics and connect with others
- Speakers who will address justice, the intersection of oppressions, and our future together in the Lutheran Church
- Saturday night banquet and celebration