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Ecumenical Advocacy Weekend rallies churches to become more active

Some of the challenges that churches and society faced 50 years ago are still challenges today, attendees at Ecumenical Advocacy Weekend learned. More than 200 members of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) joined other denominations this spring for a weekend of worship, workshops and activism, a few short blocks from the Pentagon.

Detroit pastor is keynote speaker at Compassion, Peace and Justice Training

For the Rev. Kevin Johnson, the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and its aftermath became a turning point in his life. Raised in Washington, D.C., Johnson climbed the stairwell of a high rise under construction after the shooting and witnessed a city in anger as riots broke out in the nation’s capital.