Interfaith Advocacy Day 2017

Interfaith Advocacy Day 2017

With the theme of “Raising Diverse Voices of Faith to Strengthen Oregon Communities,” Interfaith Advocacy Day 2017 will bring together people of many religious traditions from throughout Oregon for a day of prayer, dialogue and advocacy with state legislators. Join us in addressing housing, hunger, health care, gun safety, and climate justice. Our guest keynote speaker will be Attorney General Ellen F. Rosenblum (read Rosenblum’s bio).

REGISTER NOW! Email Heidi Pitts if you would like to connect with other attendees from the Diocese of Oregon.
Cost: $20 general and $10 student with ID (includes continental breakfast, lunch and materials). Register securely online or download a Registration Brochure.

TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Check-in/Registration opens at 8 a.m.)
Registration & Morning Session:
St. Mark Lutheran Church
790 Marion St. NE, Salem
Afternoon Session:
Oregon State Capitol, Salem

Interfaith Advocacy Day is Sponsored by:
>>Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon
>>Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon
>>First African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Portland
>>Interfaith Council of Greater Portland
>>Islamic Society of Greater Portland
>>Jewish Federation of Greater Portland
>>Muslim Educational Trust
>>Oregon Center for Christian Voices
>>Oregon Unitarian Universalist Voices for Justice
>>United Methodist Women of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference

Endorsers to day include:
Ainsworth United Church of Christ; Allen Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church; Augustana Lutheran Church; Christ Church Episcopal Parish; Community of Christ, Portland; Congregation Beth Israel; Congregational Church of Lincoln City, United Church of Christ; Church Women United of Oregon; Dharma Rain Zen Center; Episcopal Diocese of Eastern Oregon; Episcopal Diocese of Oregon; Havurah Shalom; Jewish Federation of Lane County; Multnomah Friends Meeting (Quakers); Oregon Alliance for Gun Safety; Parkrose Community United Church of Christ; St. Anthony Church; St. Luke Lutheran Church; St. Mark Lutheran Church; St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church; St. Paul’s Episcopal Church; SnowCap Community Charities; Tivnu: Building Justice; Vermont Hills United Methodist Church