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ecumenical advocacy days
It fell to a pair of longtime advocates for peace, economic security and Creation care to lay a foundation for turning swords into plowshares during Tuesday’s opening plenary of the Ecumenical Advocacy Days gathering.
Ecumenical Advocacy Days is just a few weeks away, but there’s still time to register for the annual conference, which will focus on bringing about a more peaceful world.
The need for companies to refrain from infringing upon the human rights of others was emphasized in an Ecumenical Advocacy Days workshop this week.
Conditions in Cuba and the effects of U.S. sanctions on the island nation were highlighted during a panel discussion moderated by Catherine Gordon of the Presbyterian Office of Public Witness as part of Ecumenical Advocacy Days.
As participants in Ecumenical Advocacy Days prepared to meet their congressional representatives with urgent pleas for human and civil rights, the Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis directed participants to a sometimes-forgotten part of the crucifixion story.
Ecumenical Advocacy Days roared from 0 to 60 Monday in the short span of a sermon preached by one of the nation’s most gifted preachers, the Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III, senior pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago.
Two-thirds of the way through Wednesday’s session of CPJ Training, moderator Christian Brooks of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s Office of Public Witness turned the conversation to today’s headlines.
For its third virtual edition, Compassion, Peace & Justice Training turned its attention squarely on the Compassion, Peace & Justice (CPJ) ministries of the Presbyterian Mission Agency and the work they do on behalf of human and civil rights.
While stories such as the war in Ukraine, structural racism, systemic poverty, the plight of refugees from around the world, and the increasing impacts of climate change make headlines, people of faith are advocating for scripturally-based positions on those issues and many more.
For their guest on Monday’s edition of Between Two Pulpits, Dr. Bill McConnell and Lynne Foreman engaged the Rev. Jimmie Hawkins, someone with one foot solidly in each of two ministries.