Thursday, July 30, 2009

Brethren Advocacy Days on climate justice to be held in September.

Brethren Advocacy Days is being planned for Sept. 20-21 in Washington, D.C., for Church of the Brethren members and others interested in learning more about advocacy efforts. The theme for the workshop is "Called to Action: Climate Justice."

Organizers of the event are Church of the Brethren members Jordan Blevins and Wendy Matheny. Blevins works for the National Council of Churches as assistant director of Eco-Justice. The event is being held in conjunction with the Church of the Brethren’s Global Mission Parnterships.

The workshop will start at the NCC’s Washington office at 110 Maryland Ave. NE, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20. It will continue through 9 p.m. on Sept. 20 and resume on Monday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

The registration fee will be $25. Online registration will be available beginning next week at There will be a variety of options for housing, but participants will make their own arrangements for accommodations.

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Source: 7/30/2009 Newsline

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