The theme of Ethnos 2016 is Race and the Church: A Matter of Justice. As racial tension and discord are at a boiling point in our nation, what it would like for The Church to reflect the heart of God in bridging historically divisive cultural barriers in the name of biblical reconciliation. Join us at Ethnos as we engage in frank and honest conversations of race and the Church as a very matter of God’s justice.
With our current state of societal unrest, cultural reconciliation and unity may be the greatest evidence of our Christian faith. We invite you to experience Ethnos as we engage one another in this great hope for the people of God.
Registration & Fellowship
Welcome and Worship
Session 1: (Jeremy Del Rio)
Session 2: The Biblical Concept of Justice (Thabiti Anyabwile)
The Church & Race: A Need for Real Talk (Guest Panel)
Lunch & Connecting
Session 3: What Biblical Justice Requires of Christians (Thabiti Anyabwile)
Commissioning (Dan Hyun)
This year’s Ethnos Conference is being held at our good friends, Freedom Church Baltimore. Freedom is located at 5310 Hazelwood Ave, Baltimore, MD 21206. Parking is available on-site.
The Village was birthed from the hope of what a church composed of many diverse cultures could look like in Baltimore. A church that doesn’t have to be boring, irrelevant, or forced. A church where things can look a bit messy at times as broken people learn to be loved by a Savior who delights in creating beauty out of messy things. A church that delights in gathering together for worship but also believes that if church is only about sitting around on a Sunday morning for an hour, it’ll miss a whole lot of opportunities to display Christ’s redemptive work to the world. A church where individuals who differ in color, culture, and class ask hard questions of what it would require to live like a family united in Christ. A church who takes dead seriously that God loves the people of Baltimore and asks what if we did too. A church who believes the Gospel is the hope for the city we love. A church where God is making Himself famous, one story of redemption at a time.