Housing in St. Louis: Building a Hopeful Future
Thursday, May 11, 2023
6:30pm - 8:30pm
An engaging evening exploring St. Louis’ challenging history with housing, the current landscape, why the Church should care, and what is happening in our community to build a hopeful future. Featured thought leaders, pastors, and practitioners will encourage you to grapple with the past and respond in hope.
Hosted by Send Me St. Louis
in Partnership with
The Carver Project and Hearts Hands & Homes
The Carver Project empowers Christian faculty and students to serve and connect university, church, and society — working toward uncommon community, focused engagement, and creative dialogue.
Spearheaded by an ecumenical group of pastors, Hearts Hands & Homes is an effort launching this spring to catalyze the Christian community in St. Louis to rally around and address a historic challenge — housing segregation, access, and affordability.
Featured Presenters Include:
- Dr. Heidi Kolk – Assistant Professor, Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts at Washington University and Carver Project Faculty Fellow
- Dr. Penina Laker – Assistant Professor of communication design, Sam Fox School of Art and Design at Washington University and Carver Project Faculty Fellow.
- Rev. Thurman Williams – Pastor at New City Fellowship West End, Director of Homiletics at Covenant Seminary, and member of the Oikos Group.
- Panel of faith-based housing agencies including Catholic Charities Pathways to Progress, The FAM, FT Holdings, St. Joseph Housing Initiative, and Lutheran Development Group. The panel will be facilitated by Dr. Charles Pearson – Executive Pastor, Friendly Temple MB Church Main Campus.
You will be taken to Eventbrite to complete your registration.