BETTENDORF, IOWA (March 12, 2019) — Churches United of the Quad City Area is pleased to offer the work, words, and compassionate wisdom of Dr N Jonas Ohrberg at our annual Delegate Assembly to be held Thursday, March 28 at Asbury United Methodist Church, 1809 Mississippi Boulevard, Bettendorf.
Dr Ohrberg, founder of The Human Promise: One Heart One Humanity (USA) and The Human Promise Kenya: One Heart One Humanity, will present the keynote address during the program of worship and song to begin at 7PM.
The basic premise of Dr Ohrberg’s work includes fostering awareness and initiating a formal dialogue in the United States, Kenya, and across the world related to cultural, racial, tribal, and ethnic understanding and cooperation. With a deep passion for and belief in positive change, Dr Ohrberg founded The Human Promise to share a message of unity, understanding, and acceptance between diverse communities and peoples and emphasize common humanity in fostering positive change.
Dr Ohrberg earned a PhD in organization, management and leadership from Capella University, has published in national and international academic journals and presented at a number of international speaking engagements. He is a professor with Forbes School of Business and Technology at Ashford University and founder of the Forbes School of Business Center for Diversity and Multicultural Research.
During his weeklong stay in the Quad Cities, Dr Ohrberg will be the guest of Don Wooten on “Saturday Morning Live” Augustana Public Radio WVIK FM 90.3 from 10-11AM on March 23 and “The Gospel Train” on KALA 88.5 FM Sunday, March 24 from 8-8:30AM. To find out more about Dr Ohrberg and his work, visit The Human Promise website at www.thehumanpromise.org.
Churches United has a 57-year history of reaching out to our community. Our 140 member churches represent 50,000 people from the Quad City Area. Over 800 volunteers donate more than 30,000 hours annually to our 25 neighborhood food pantries and 3 hot meal sites; Winnie’s Place, the only emergency shelter in the Illinois Quad Cities for women and children who may be survivors of domestic abuse; and Winnie’s Wishes Resale Shop at 1605 Harrison Street in Davenport, where all proceeds benefit Winnie’s Place.
For more information about our Christ-centered ministries, or how to support Churches United, call 563-332-5002, or visit our website at www.cuqca.org.