Lutheran World Relief (LWR), Baltimore, is inviting all past LWR study tour participants to attend the first-ever LWR Study Tour Reunion, Oct. 24-26 at the Heartwood Retreat Center in Trego, Wis.
Under the theme “LWR Asks: Are You Willing?,” the reunion will offer study-tour alumni opportunities to reconnect with fellow tour participants, talk with LWR staff, learn what’s new at LWR, and attend LWR-related workshops.
Workshop topics include:
Also during the reunion, LWR President and CEO John Nunes will deliver a keynote address at a dinner with LWR staff and study-tour alumni.
Three “pre-reunion” book discussions will be held from 1 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 24 on Bitter Grounds, by Sandra Benitez; God Grew Tired of Us, by John Bul Dau with Michael Sweeney; and The Bottom Billion, by Paul Collier.
Cost of the three-day reunion — including lodging, meals, and materials — varies from $159.33 to $298.83 per person, depending on choice of accommodations. Registration forms are available online at www.lwr.org/study. Deadline for registrations is July 30.
Several LWR study tours are scheduled for India, West Africa, Nicaragua, Colombia, and the Philippines over the next year. The one- to two-week experiences focus on issues such as HIV/AIDS, food security, peace building, Fair Trade, and healthcare. To read about them, click here.
For more information about study tours or the study-tour reunion, visit the Web site above or contact Rebecca Lange-Thernes at (410) 230-2737 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted July 10, 2008