God has called God’s people to work for justice and on behalf of the poor for more than 2,000 years. Micah’s call (6:8) is the basis of our vision. The 2017 General Assembly heard this call in the plans for the new Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival and answered with adoption of a resolution to support this effort based on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s original campaign 50 years ago.
Disciples Public Presence Conference
Sept. 16-17, 2018, Newton, IA. Find out more.
Beginning in July 2018, Repairers of the Breach and the Poor People’s Campaign are calling for an end to voter supression and a renewed effort for voter registration. You can watch a video of Rev. Dr. William J. Barber here.
First efforts during 40 Days of Advocacy …
Go to the Disciples Public Presence Facebook page to find many examples of Disciples in action during the initial May-June rallies. (Scroll down for worship resources and more.)
Most up-to-date informationPoor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival Facebook page | Repairers of the Breach Facebook page Sign up for local action information Interactive map to find an event near you
Worship resourcesDisciples-specific liturgical tool kit (Google doc) Contact Peter Heltzel if you would like to join in Tuesday discussion calls. Week 1 (May 13) litany Week 2 (May 20) litany Week 2 (May 20) liturgical took kit Week 3 (May 27) liturgical tool kit Week 4 (June 3) liturgical tool kit Weeks 4 and 5 litanies Week 5 (June 10) liturgical tool kit Royalty-free images (please credit artist)
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