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Interfaith gathering in Manhattan discusses steps to stop racism

Jan 17, 2015

serviceofjusticeandreconciliationNew York City's Lutherans kick-started conversations about how to end racism in America by holding an interfaith service Saturday to find the way forward.

 

"Our hope is our conversations will lead us," said the Rev. Robert Alan Rimbo, bishop of the Metropolitan New York Synod Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Asked what concrete steps might be taken, he replied: "God knows."

 

After the service, dozens of people gathered in small groups to discuss questions posed by the bishop, who asked them to speak of their personal experiences and consider what actions they might take to battle racism.

 

Read the full article from Newsday here.