Chapman University Fish Interfaith Center,
in association with Musco Center for the Arts,
Reach Out and Lift Up: The Foundations of LDS Welfare and Humanitarian Efforts
Bishop Gérald Caussé
and The Christian Fellowship Chorale
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 7:00pm
Bishop Gérald Caussé will deliver the John A. Widtsoe Distinguished Lecture for the Fish Interfaith Center’s 2018 Excellence in Religious Education Forum. The event is co-sponsored by the Latter-day Saint Student Association at Chapman University and the John A. Widtsoe Foundation.
Over the past 30 years, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has assisted the poor and needy with humanitarian and disaster relief efforts totaling $1.2 billion in more than 200 countries. In 2017 alone, the LDS Church responded to 191 countries on 2,697 projects with over 1,800 community and faith partners, serving millions of people worldwide.
The Bishop has served as Presiding Bishop of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints since 2015. He oversees the church’s worldwide assistance programs which focus on helping people become self-reliant long after the conclusion of humanitarian relief efforts.