Join us in discussion with Pastor Kelly Chatman. In March, 2020 Kelly became the first director for the new nonprofit, CLNE (Center for Leadership and Neighborhood Engagement). CLNE provides programs, coaching and training to connect and support congregations and nonprofits and their neighborhoods. CLNE equips leaders with the skills of Intercultural Development Inventory, community organizing, and Asset Based Community Development. From 2001 – 2020 he served as senior pastor at Redeemer Lutheran Church and director for Redeemer’s non-profit, Redeemer Center for Life. Redeemer Lutheran Church is a congregation with a 108-year history in the Harrison neighborhood of North Minneapolis. Redeemer Center for Life programs include, Venture North Bike and Coffee Center, year-round youth development, health commons, 27 attainable housing units and employment readiness programs. Kelly also serves as advisor to the Bishop for Minneapolis Area Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. From 1995 to 2000, Kelly was the director for Youth Ministries for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America following a brief teaching career at Oregon Episcopal School where Kelly also served as Dean of Residence, 1987-1989. Kelly holds a Master of Divinity from Gettysburg Seminary in Gettysburg, PA and a bachelor’s degree from Concordia University in St. Paul, MN. He is married to the amazing Dr. Cheryl Chatman who is the Executive Vice President and Dean at Concordia University in St Paul, Minnesota.
November 3, 2021 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm