Would Jesus Discriminate? and Metropolitan Community Churches Present Social Justice Workshop
October 5, 2009, 11:05 am
Filed under: Would Jesus Discriminate?

“Faith Communities and LGBT Justice Campaigns: Creating and Sustaining Grassroots Justice Initiatives”

Saturday, October 10, 2009 - 2:00-4:00 pm
Foundry United Methodist Church, 16th and P Streets, Washington, DC

This interactive workshop will feature a diverse panel of faith leaders including Rev. Nancy Wilson, MCC Moderator, Rev. Dean Snyder, Sr. Pastor of Foundry UMC, Adam Gerhardstein of the Unitarian Universalist “Standing on the Side of Love” Campaign and Pastor Darren Phelps of the Bethel Christian Church, connected with The Fellowship.  Rev. Pat Bumgardner, MCCNY, will moderate the panel conversation. 
Churches will gather information on how to create and sustain social justice initiatives in their local communities, including developing social justice partnerships with allies in their communities.

2:00 - Gathering and Welcome
2:15 - Panel Sharing and Conversation
3:00 - Q & A
3:45 - Closing

Organizers for this workshop are Kareem Murphy, MCC DC and Rev. Joe Cobb, MCC of the Blue Ridge.  For more information, contact Rev. Cobb at namastejoe@gmail.com.

MCC Church Informal Gathering and Reception with Rev. Nancy Wilson
Saturday, October 10, 2009 - 4:00-5:00 pm
Foundry United Methodist Church, 16th and P Streets, Washington, DC
Join us for a time of conversation, connection and community as we celebrate our unique ministries and common hopes!

Would Jesus Discriminate?
MCC Churches who are involved in WJD? campaigns are encouraged to carry WJD? banners and signs in the October 11 National Equality Rally.

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