Article in ELCA Pacific Synod Article

#MeToo: Link to article from Sierra Pacific Synod article

Article in ELCA Pacific Synod Article

By the Women and Justice Working Group of the Sierra Pacific Synod

At the 2009 Churchwide Assembly in Minneapolis, voting members approved the initiative to draft a new social statement on Women and Justice. In 2016, a study document was issued to all congregations inviting members to comment on material proposed for this social statement. In 2017, the “Draft Social Statement on Women and Justice” was released for study and response. Click for full article


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donations welcome

HRLC  LOVE  TUB

donations welcome
Thank you for your continued support by providing canned goods, new clothing, and other non-perishable items for those in need.
 
Please feel free to continue to donate canned goods, non-perishable goods, and new clothing for women, men, or children, and place the items in the LOVE TUB in Redeemer Hall all year round.  Members of HRLC will periodically transport your donated items to Viola Blythe Community Service, who will in turn donate the items to those in need in the Tri-city area. Contact the church office, 510-793-1911 for more info.

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community organizing

Local Opportunity for Community Organizing Training

community organizing

Church of Divinity School of the Pacific Community Organizing Training

January 20-25, 2018 in Berkeley, CA

Taught by a team of experienced Industrial Areas Foundation community organizers, this class will cover conceptual studies and practical skill-building in how to engage the public mission of the church in the world. Taught using presentations, discussions, role-pla y, readings, and class participation. Open to GTU students for academic credit (contact the CDSP Registrar to enroll) and to clergy and laity for continuing education credits. Anna Eng is Lead Organizer for the Bay Area IAF Communities Anna and the other organizer instructors provide leadership training to clergy and lay leaders from all faith traditions and help them to build strong, sustainable organizations capable of educating and engaging members around their own missions and around issues affecting their families and communities.

community organizing
 

Course Fee: $500 (for CEU credits) Registration fee includes lunch Monday – Friday and dinners Sunday and Thursday.


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