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Morning Prayer with Dr. Vonnetta West

Join Shane Claiborne, Jonathan Wilson Hartgrove, and special guest, Dr. Vonnetta West, for morning prayer on May 1st! They’ll be discussing the recent action in Nashville and reflections on what’s needed to build The Beloved Community in this moment. Morning prayer takes place at the beginning of each month based on the book, Common Prayer: A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals.

Dr. Vonnetta West is a cultural consultant, leadership strategist, nonviolence trainer, and good neighbor. As the principal owner of Go West Consulting LLC, she facilitates experiences and produces content, inclusive of social media, podcast, website, training, and speech content, purposed to connect, transform and engage people for good. She leads Go West Consulting in providing trainings on Creating Cultures of Honor, Culture Matters, Inside/Out, Eradicating Racism, The Bias Challenge, Leadership That Grows, The Language of the Beloved Community, Your Justice Footprint: Evidence of Love In Action, and other sessions aimed at building and sustaining community, including in professional spaces.

She is also the host of the Let Your Life Be Your Sermon podcast, pastor of Our Neighbor’s House, and Senior Nonviolence Instructor for The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (The King Center). Dr. West is a leader with the Interfaith Response to White Supremacy, a National Center for Civil and Human Rights initiative, and has 20+ years of leadership experience in the metro Atlanta non-profit sector. In her most recent non-profit professional staff role, she was Director of GenerationOn (Youth Division) at Points of Light in Atlanta, Georgia.

You can follow along with the readings from Common Prayer at commonprayer.net for free! Register to join on Zoom or join us on Red Letter Christian’s Facebook, YouTube, or website live.


May 01 2023


9:00 am - 10:00 am