A Journey to Healing and Understanding
On October 1, 2016, the Lake Union Conference, in association with Andrews University, held the Journey to Healing and Understanding summit on race relations in the Church.
This was the next step following the apology presented by Don Livesay, president, along with his fellow Lake Union officers at the 70th Anniversary Commemoration of the Lake Region Conference on June 10, 2015 at Camp Wagner, Cassopolis, Michigan. Participants in the Journey to Healing and Understanding event included the host panel pictured above from left: Andrea Luxton, president, Andrews University, R. Clifford Jones, president, Lake Region Conference, Don Livesay, president, Lake Union Conference, Maurice Valentine III, executive secretary, Lake Union Conference. Guest panelists fielding questions from viewers included: Hyveth Williams, professor of homiletics, Theological Seminary, Andrews University; Taurus Montgomery, pastor, Harbor of Hope Seventh-day Adventist Church, Benton Harbor, Michigan; Nicholas Miller, prophesor of church history, director, International Religious Liberty Institute, Andrews University and director of Public Affairs and Religious Liberty, Lake Union Conference; William Lee, pastor, Capital City Seventh-day Adventist Church, Indianapolis, Indiana; and Carmelo Mercado, general vice president and director of multicultural ministries, Lake Union Conference. You can now watch the event on our Herald Vimeo Channel. Join the conversation: #Journey2H