Church of the Brethren Annual Convention moderator Paul Mundey has introduced plans for a Moderator’s City Corridor on June Four at 7 p.m. (Jap time), held in on-line webinar format. The subject shall be “Religion, Science, and COVID-19” with management from Dr. Kathryn Jacobsen, professor within the Division of International and Group Well being at George Mason College, Fairfax, Va.
Jacobsen is a specialist in infectious illness epidemiology and international well being who has consulted with plenty of organizations throughout the COVID-19 disaster. She is a member of Oakton Church of the Brethren in Vienna, Va., valuing her connection to religion and the Church of the Brethren.
Commenting on the upcoming city corridor, Mundey stated, “As we proceed to maneuver via the COVID-19 disaster, the connection between religion and science is rising in significance, particularly as church leaders gauge when to reopen church campuses. I anticipate our city corridor will present a energetic dialogue in regards to the rigidity between ‘transferring out in religion,’ and the knowledge of heeding medical, scientific realities.”
Further data on the Moderator’s City Corridor shall be launched quickly. To register, go to tinyurl.com/modtownhall2020 . To be added to the mailing checklist to obtain updates in regards to the occasion, electronic mail your title and call data to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Dr. Kathryn Jacobsen has given an interview to the Church of the Brethren “Messenger” journal, answering questions in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic with down-to-earth and wise responses. The interview addresses widespread issues like if or when church buildings ought to return to in-person worship. Jacobsen has supplied technical experience to the World Well being Group (WHO) and different teams. Her analysis portfolio consists of analyses of rising infectious ailments, and he or she often gives well being and medical commentary for print and tv media. Learn the interview at www.brethren.org/messenger/articles/2020/when-should-we-go-back-to-church.html .
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