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Introduction to Restorative Justice: "Healing. Transformation. Community. Justice."

posted Feb 15, 2015, 5:07 PM by Holy Trinity   [ updated May 3, 2015, 6:55 PM ]

The Academy of Discipleship is offering a course on Restorative Justice that will interest some of the people you know!!

The six-week course will combine the stories of people who have experienced harm and healing in their journey with the justice system. It will also include input on the theory and practice of restorative justice. It will take place on Monday evenings from February 23 to March 30, 7:00 to 9:00 PM, at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 310 Lenore Drive. (For those who follow the tradition of Lenten preparation for Easter, the course also coincides with the season of Lent.) Registration cost is $50 (but let us know if the cost is a problem - don't let it be an impediment to registering).

To learn more or to register, contact Academy of Discipleship board member Cindy Wallace at:
cynthiarwallace@gmail.com

Or register through the Academy of Discipleship website at:
http://academyofdiscipleship.org/?page_id=35

Dates: Mondays, from February 23 to March 30
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 PM
Place: Resurrection Lutheran Church, 310 Lenore Drive, Saskatoon
Cost: $50
(Let us know if the cost is a problem - don't let it be an impediment to registering.)

Course content will include:

  • Introduction to restorative justice
  • Spirituality of restorative justice
  • Biblical justice
  • Cycles of violence
  • Case studies
  • The Micah Mission
  • Indigenous context
  • Heart and head connections/community building
  • People affected by crime (personal stories)
  • Restorative justice theory
  • Trauma-lens
  • Str8 Up presentation
  • Systemic issues
  • Celebration

Presenters will include:

  • Dave Feick, chaplain at the Saskatoon Provincial Correctional Centre
  • Josh Wallace, Mennonite pastor and board member for the Micah Mission
  • Dr. Cindy Wallace, professor at St. Thomas More College
  • Heather Peters, Restorative Justice Coordinator for the Mennonite Central Committee
  • Peter Oliver, Catholic lay minister working as a reintegration chaplain with the Micah Mission

Sponsored by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon, the Mennonite Central Committee, The Micah Mission, and Micah on Campus.

Resurrection Lutheran Church