Thursday, October 04, 2012

Theologian and LWR President Dr. John Nunes: Brown Bag Lunch conversation Thurs, Oct. 11

The public is invited to an informal brown bag lunch with the Rev. Dr. John Nunes, President and CEO of Lutheran World Relief (LWR), on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP). Dr. Nunes will be discussing the work of LWR in putting mission into action to end poverty, injustice and human suffering, and to share how LWR can be a valuable resource and partner in ministry with local congregations.

The session is scheduled on October 11 from 12:30 - 1:30 pm in room 301 of The Brossman Center on the LTSP campus, 7301 Germantown Avenue in the Mr. Airy section of Philadelphia. Dr. Nunes will also be preaching at noon worship in the Schaeffer-Ashmead Chapel at LTSP, which is adjacent to The Brossman Center. Attendees are invited to join the seminary community at worship before the brown bag lunch.

Dr. Nunes serves as president and CEO of LWR, a $42 million global organization. With a passion for service and deep commitment to LWR’s core values, John leads staff in 17 countries in working to end poverty, injustice and human suffering worldwide. Prior to joining LWR, John served on the faculty of Concordia University Chicago as a professor of theology. He has also served as a management consultant, and as an urban parish pastor and community organizer in Dallas, Texas and Detroit, Michigan. A gifted public speaker, John is also a frequent keynote presenter. He presented the commencement address at LTSP in 2010, which can be viewed online here.

For attendees of worship and the brown bag lunch, parking is available on the LTSP campus. Attendees are encouraged to bring your own lunch; LWR will provide snacks and beverages. An RSVP is requested but not required to

Copies of free LWR resources and ministry tools will be available for attendees. Learn more about Lutheran World Relief at Read John's Blog at

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