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Lorilyn Wiering, a spiritual director, writer, and former middle school teacher, is the founder of Red Cord Community. Drawn to the edges of society, church-life, and self, she delights in exploring and facilitating the reciprocal and necessary relationship between edge and center. She lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan with her husband, Vernon, her daughter Maddy, and sons Basil and Reuben. They are members of First Christian Reformed Church. 

Idella Winfield is the Administrative Coordinator for the CRC Office of Race Relations. 

Karla Winham is a member of the Justice League at John Calvin Christian Reformed Church in Truro, NS. She is currently serving on the Justice and Faith Project Steering Committee. She is a mom of three kids, wife of one husband, owner of two dogs, praise team member, GEMS worship leader, Speech-Language Pathologist, and owner of a private speech therapy clinic. She enjoys playing hockey or the piano and running on muddy forest trails.

Nicholas Wolterstorff is Noah Porter Professor Emeritus of Philosophical Theology at Yale University, and Senior Research Fellow in the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, University of Virginia. Among his publications are Art in Action (Eerdmans, 1980), Works and Worlds of Art (Oxford, 1980), Justice: Rights and Wrongs (Princeton 2008), Justice in Love (Eerdmans 2011), and Hearing the Call: Liturgy, Justice, Church, and World (Eerdmans, 2011). Art Rethought is forthcoming from Oxford University Press (2015).

Neil (not his real name) is an employee of the Christian Reformed Church in North America, serving in the Middle East. Neil is a Do Justice columnist. (Learn more about our columnists here!)

Hope Zigterman is the Mobilizing and Advocacy Fellow for 2019-20 for the Office of Social Justice. She spent the last three years teaching English to fourth and fifth graders at American Academy Jordan in Zarqa, Jordan. While there she took the opportunity to participate in a local symphonic band playing the flute and assist coaching little league baseball teams. She studied Political Science and History with a minor in Biblical Studies at Gordon College, and is interested in the intersection of faith and politics.

Peter Zigterman is a member of Loop CRC and its Welcoming the Stranger missional community, which is focused on refugee and immigrant issues. He works in the refugee resettlement department of World Relief Chicago and also with the CRC Office of Social Justice as a Regional Organizer for the Chicago area.

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