Lutheran Malaria Initiative (LMI) Lecture
October 26, 2012 - October 27, 2012
Concordia University's Art and Carol Wahlers Center for Applied Lutheran Leadership
Save the Date: Rev. Dr. John Nunes Coming to Concordia October 26-28
Concordia University's Center for Applied Lutheran Leadership (CALL) and Zion Lutheran Church, Portland, in partnership with Lutheran World Relief (LWR) is proud to host an international event focused on Africa and the eradication of malaria for the Christi Crux Lecture series. Rev. Dr. John Nunes, CEO and President of Lutheran World Relief, will give two presentations addressing the issues surrounding malaria and what can be done to eliminate it from Africa. In addition, Dr. Nunes will also serve as this year's Reformation weekend preacher at the Portland Reformation Festival Sunday afternoon at 3:00pm, October 28 at Zion Lutheran Church. Please help us advertise this exciting event. Download a flyer (.pdf) and distribute it as you see fit.
WHO: Internationally Recognized Speaker Rev. Dr. John Nunes, President & CEO, Lutheran World Relief
Friday, October 26, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 27, 9:00 a.m.
Sunday, October 28, 3:00pm
Friday: "Eradicating Malaria in Africa: Is it Possible? And How?"
Saturday: "Eradicating Malaria in Africa: Justice and Justification"
Sunday: Christi Crux Reformation Festival Sunday Preacher
Friday: Concordia University's George R. White Library & Learning Center (main lobby)
Saturday: Concordia University's Student Events Activities Center (SEAC), 2nd floor of Hagen
Sunday: Zion Lutheran Church, 1015 SW 18th Ave, Portland, OR
2811 NE Holman Street
Portland, OR 97211
WHY: Malaria kills one child every 60 seconds. Nunes will discuss the disease, strategies to address it, and how to become involved in eradicating malaria. He, along with his wife Monique, will be available to sign their children's book Little Things Make Big Differences: A Story about Malaria.
COST: Free, refreshments provided, donations gladly accepted
Brought to you by Concordia University's Art & Carol Wahlers Center for Applied Lutheran Leadership (CALL) and Zion Lutheran Church, in partnership with Lutheran World Relief. For more information, contact Rev. Dr. Paul Mueller at 503-493-6550 or email PaMueller@CU-Portland.edu.
To help with malaria education and prevention in Africa, join the Concordia community and student leader Tori Talbutt reach her goal of raising $25,000 toward the cause at www.lutheranmalaria.org/universities. Connect with local efforts on Facebook. Watch the video. Read more about Rev. Dr. John Nunes, Lutheran World Relief, and the Lutheran Malaria Initiative.
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