Newsletter: WMJM Justice Seeker, April, 2017

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Rise Up! Conference Boosts Movement Building

"There is an empathy deficit in this country," said Bishop Karen Oliveto, as she addressed over 150 attendees from 17 Annual Conferences and 20 ethnicities attending the "Rise Up!" conference sponsored by the Western Methodist Justice Movement held in Portland over Presidents Day weekend. Bishop Karen is the newly-elected bishop of the Western Jurisdiction and serves the Mountain Sky Episcopal Area (Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, and one church in Idaho). In her keynote sermon, she went on to describe how groups are triangulated against one another, defining who's in and who's out, building walls to keep others out, and thus "othering" those who are different. More...

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Newsletter: WMJM Justice Seeker, January, 2017

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Special Rise Up! Edition

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Contents of this issue:

Rise Up! Progress, Registration, Scholarships
Why I'm Going, About the Speakers, Schedule, Meals, Location

Rise Up! Uniting to Act for a More Just World
February 17-20, 2017
Sheraton Airport Hotel, Portland, OR

Come be inspired and strengthened in mind and soul
for the work of justice in the world!

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Newsletter: WMJM Justice Seeker, November, 2016

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Scholarships Available for
Rise Up! Uniting to Act for a More Just World
February 17-20, 2017
Sheraton Airport Hotel, Portland, OR
 
Come be inspired and strengthened in mind and soul
for the work of justice in the world! Consider how justice issues and movements intersect each other with intercultural, multidisciplinary processes.

Workshop leader: Beth Zemsky
Preacher: new WJ Bishop, Karen Oliveto

More detail here!

Read more: Newsletter: WMJM Justice Seeker, November, 2016

Newsletter: WMJM Justice Seeker, December, 2016

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Registration Now Open!
Rise Up! Uniting to Act for a More Just World

February 17-20, 2017
Sheraton Airport Hotel, Portland, OR

Come be inspired and strengthened in mind and soul
for the work of justice in the world!

We urge you to register now for Rise Up: Uniting to Act for a More Just World. This important conference will gather Justice Seekers from across the United Methodist Connection and beyond to form a powerful movement for justice, wholeness, and peace within the church and the wider society. It will take place at the Sheraton Airport Hotel in Portland, Oregon during the 2017 Presidents Day weekend (February 17-20).

Rise Up is a call for bold action! More here!

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Newsletter: WMJM Justice Seeker - October, 2016

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WMJM Plans Conference on Presidents Day Weekend 2017

February 17-20, 2017
Location: Sheraton Airport Hotel, Portland, OR

Come gather in Portland with WMJM activists for
"A Movement Forward: Connecting Our Causes For God's Kindom's Sake."

Beth Zemsky will lead the main part of the weekend, which will focus on building our movement of people who are passionate about justice in a lot of different areas. More...

What's Happening:

Commission on A Way Forward: Membership Selection Progresses

Read more: Newsletter: WMJM Justice Seeker - October, 2016