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September 2019

Called to Be a Public Church: Register to Vote & Obtain Absentee Ballots

September 16 - November 5

We are called to be a Public Church; connecting our faith to our involvement in government. How are we called to civic engagement through participation in the electoral process? Voting is one of the most important ways Americans can be involved in our representative democracy. Through the simple act of casting an informed vote, we have the opportunity and responsibility to help make decisions that will affect our lives and the lives of our families for the next two to…

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ULS Fall Convocation Features Keynoter the Rev. Amy Reumann

September 18
United Lutheran Seminary, 7301 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19119 United States
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The United Lutheran Seminary (ULS) Fall Convocation, Philadelphia Campus, will hold its annual Fall Convocation on September 18 centering on the theme: A Christian Response to Rising Violence in the World. The Rev. Amy Reumann, who serves as the Director of Advocacy for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) is the keynote presenter. Our world seems to be getting more violent each day. How can we as Christian leaders respond? This Fall Convocation will look at violence in the…

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Conflict Transformation Workshop for Churches

September 21
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 323 Fifth Street
Freeport, PA 16229 United States
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The Southwestern PA Synod of the ELCA is sponsoring a workshop on Conflict Transformation for churches on Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Freeport, PA. The workshop is designed by the Lombard Mennonite Peace Center and will be facilitated by the Rev. Kimberly van Driel and the Rev. Peter Asplin. Conflict is a normal part of life, even in the church. Every congregation, every business, every family, and most church softball…

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Engaging Active Hope Workshop Kick-Off Event

September 21
Cranaleith Spiritual Center, 13475 Proctor Road
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19116 United States
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Pennsylvania Interfaith Power and Light (PA IPL) is sponsoring a series of workshops on Engaging Active Hope. The Kick-Off Event is scheduled for September 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Cranaleith Spiritual Center, Philadelphia. Active Hope is a workshop series based on the teachings of eco-philospher Joanna Macy about finding and offering our best response to the social and ecological challenges before us. Presenter Rev. Alison Cornish is the Executive Director of Pennsylvania Interfaith Power & Light,…

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Strike Out Hunger at the Capitol All-Stars Softball Game

September 24
City Island Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States + Google Map

Join us at this year's Capitol All-Stars Softball game and help us strike out hunger on Tuesday, September 24 at 5:30 p.m. at FNB Field on Harrisburg’s City Island. Through your attendance and support, state lawmakers from both sides of the aisle will take to the field to battle for fun and bragging rights – all to raise money for local food banks and pantries and soup kitchens across the Commonwealth. The Youse pulled off a historic “three-peat” in 2018,…

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Toward a Healthy Planet Conference

September 24 - September 25
Duquesne University, Power Center, 5th Floor 600 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282 United States
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The fifth Annual Duquesne University Presidential Conference on the Integrity of Creation focuses on the topic Toward a Healthy Planet to discuss what is going right with planet earth. The event is scheduled for September 24-25, 2019, at the Power Center on the university campus.  The interdisciplinary conference invites participants from different disciplines to engage each other in civil discourse on a different topic each year. Dr. Cynthia D. Moe-Lobeda Professor of Theological and Social Ethics, Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary…

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Civil Conversations Facilitator Training

September 27

Interfaith Philadelphia continues A Year of Civil Conversations. Interfaith Philadelphia is helping Pennsylvanians learn how to "speak together differently in order to live together differently.” In May, 50 bridge-builders gathered in Harrisburg for civil conversations facilitator training co-sponsored by United Lutheran Seminary, LAMPa, and ecumenical partners.  They are now putting their training to work in their communities. Interfaith Philadelphia will a virtual facilitator training that will give participants the skills to organize civil conversations in their congregations, workplaces, and communities.…

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October 2019

Webinar: The Moral Imperative to Improve Planetary Health Through Climate Solutions

October 3

The Season of Creation, Climate for Health, Blessed Tomorrow, the Planetary Health Alliance, the Center for the Study of World Religions, and the Harvard Divinity School are hosting a discussion and webinar with faith leaders and health professionals, focused on the moral imperatives of taking action on planetary health.  The webinar is scheduled for Thursday, October 3 from 1:00pm - 2:15pm ET . Speakers will discuss how we can safeguard our health and promote social justice by mobilizing communities to…

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Healing Communities Training For Clergy and Congregations

October 5
Church of the Holy Cross, 7507 Kelly Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15208 United States
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The Healing Communities Training focuses on the restoration and healing for people affected by crime and the criminal justice system. Healing Communities are needed as one in 104 American adults are currently incarcerated and one in 33 are under criminal justice system control. The odds are EVERY congregation has members affected by crime and the criminal justice system, whether as crime victims, offenders, or families. The Healing Communities model equips congregations to become a “Station of Hope” by providing training…

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Register Today for the Christian Unity Gathering

October 14 - October 16
Holiday Inn, 980 Omni Boulevard
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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This year the National Council of Churches will be marking 400 years since the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in America. At the Christian Unity Gathering, sponsored by the National Council of Churches, those assembled will join together in a public witness at Point Comfort, Virginia, where it is recorded that the suffering of millions began in a legacy that lives on today through systemic racism that ravages our churches, communities, and lives. This year's theme is Confronting the…

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