Engaging Our Campus, Changing the World

Recreation Summit

Presented by
The SPU School of Theology Reconciliation Studies Program
Brenda Salter McNeil, Director

In partnership with
The SPU John Perkins Center
and Associated Students of Seattle Pacific

Made possible by a grant from the Stewardship Foundation

Join us for this exciting event addressing intercultural competency in our increasingly diverse campus community. The summit includes guest speakers; worship celebrating the rich vision of “every nation, tribe, people, and language” in the kingdom-rich diversity of God; student and faculty panel presentations; and breakout sessions. All summit events are free and open to the public.


Sunday, April 14

5 p.m., First Free Methodist Church (adjacent to campus)
Multicultural Night of Worship*
With guest speaker Lina Thompson; featuring local and SPU musicians

Monday, April 15

3–5 p.m., Otto Miller Hall (SPU campus)
Student-Led Panel: Does Cultural Competency Matter? *
Moderated by Dr. Brian Bantum

11 a.m.–2 p.m., Weter Hall Lounge (SPU campus)
Cultural Engagement Fair

7 p.m., Upper Gwinn Commons (SPU campus)
Community Conversation: Becoming Reconcilers*
With Dr. John Perkins, Dr. Brenda Salter McNeil, Dr. Ron Ruthruff, and Dr. Kim Segall; welcome and introduction by SPU President Dan Martin

Tuesday, April 16

3–5 p.m., Otto Miller Hall (SPU campus)
Community Leaders Forum on Intercultural Competency*
With Dr. Andrew Larsen, Dr. Stephen Newby, and Matt and
Colleen Echohawk-Hayashi; moderated by Dr. David Leong

Wednesday, April 17

3–5 p.m., Library Seminar Room
Faculty and Staff Forum: Student Petition: Next Steps*
With Dr. Kerry Dearborn, Billy Vo, Dr. Brian Chin, Dr. Debra Sequeira, Susan Okamoto Lane, and Tali Hairston; moderated by Dr. Salter McNeil; welcome and introduction by SPU President Dan Martin

*Refreshments provided

Posted: Friday, March 22, 2013