January 30, 2018
Hearing the Cries for JusticeConvocation. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 147 NW 19th Ave, Portland.
The Convocation will bring together people of faith and goodwill for information, inspiration, and training to engage in prison ministries and understand the deeper social issues behind our legal system. The specific emphasis of the convocation will be to equip and motivate faith communities to engage in the ministry of hospitality for persons returning from prison and supporting families of the incarcerated. Admission is $10, and advance registration is required. Presented by Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon in partnership with the Episcopal Diocese of Oregon, the Episcopal Bishop of Oregon Foundation, and the Episcopal Diocese of Eastern Oregon.
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Because we are encouraging participation in the Convocation from across Oregon, we are making a limited number of travel stipends available to those who qualify. If you wish to apply for a travel stipend, please complete the application available here and submit it as soon as possible, by email or mail to EMO, 0245 SW Bancroft St., Suite B, Portland, OR 97239.
Clean Energy Jobs Lobby Day. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at second floor of the MICAH Building, 680 State Street (across from the First United Methodist Church), Salem. Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon and Oregon Interfaith Power & Light are partnering with faith-based organizations, climate advocates, businesses, social justice leaders and others at the Clean Energy Jobs Lobby Day. Join us and the Renew Oregon Coalition for a full day of advocacy that will lead to an historic climate victory for Oregon. We will start with training to make sure you feel ready to talk with your legislator, join VIP speakers to rally on the Capitol steps for Clean Energy Jobs- climate action, and then go to your pre-scheduled meetings to ask your legislator to support this bill and pass in in 2018. Let's show up in force and make sure everyone knows that we can't wait to act on climate. RSVP now.