Join us as we join over a thousand of Christians from across the United States to worship together, pray together, sing together, learn together, network with one another, and visit and advocate to our elected officials. For more information: www.advocacydays.org.
PIPESTEM RESORT STATE PARK, WV: www.stateofappalachia.org.
We are people from the Appalachia region rooted in our faith, with a commitment to the spiritual, economic, and ecological restoration of our home. The conference is a gathering place to problem-solve, and to build relationships.
For years, farmworkers with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and their allies have called on Wendy’s to join all of its major competitors in the Presidential Medal-winning Fair Food Program, a uniquely successful approach to eliminating human rights abuses in the agricultural industry. Instead of joining the Program, Wendy’s has taken its tomato purchases to Mexico, where workers continue to confront wage theft, gender-based violence, child labor, and even slavery without access to protections. Now tens of thousands strong, and endorsed by over a hundred organizations, the boycott will only continue to grow until Wendy's does the right thing.
If you're in the DC/VA/MD area at this time, please join us for this event at United Christian Parish in Reston, VA. The guest preacher will be GMP Terri Hord Owens. For more information: http://www.cccadisciples.org/mlk-jr-celebration
Join us as we experience aspects of Native spirituality and learn from leaders and one another about the different ways in which the Christian Doctrine of Discovery led to the dehumanization, displacement, and destruction of indigenous peoples in the land called the Americas. For more information: https://yakamamission.org/winter-talk-2018.
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