You, as members of Faith United Church of Christ and the Eastern Iowa Association, have received an invitation to participate in a workshop on the Economic Justice Covenant Program of the United Church of Christ to be led by Dr. Edith (Edie) Rasell, Minister of Economic Justice, Justice and Witness Ministries of the United Church of Christ. Here is how Edie is planning our workshop event:
oA mix of things with the whole group and with small groups.
oBible study on passages focused on economic justice.
oInformation about the economic justice covenant program including resources that are available and tips for going through the process.
oWe will discuss how work on economic justice could bring in other people in the community who are concerned about justice and the common good.
oWe will learn about economic realities today including poverty and the root causes of poverty – the dire need to be doing ministries of economic justice.
Saturday, August 25, 2012. 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Faith United Church of Christ, 1609 DeForest Avenue, Iowa City, Iowa
Registration is required! Please register via phone, 319.338.5238, via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or via U.S. Mail at 1609 DeForest Avenue, Iowa City, Iowa 52240. The registration deadline is Wednesday, August 22, 2012 5:00 p.m.
Morning and afternoon snacks will be provided. A light lunch will be served.
A $7.00 per person charge is requested to cover the cost of snacks and lunch.