Monthly Archives: August 2011

Is Capitalism Moral?: A Debate—November 9, Grantham

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 Brubaker Auditorium, Messiah College, Grantham, PA 7:00-9:00 p.m.   Jim Wallis, Sojourners, President & CEO Arthur Brooks, American Enterprise Institute, President   Moderator:  Peter Greer, HOPE International, President & CEO   Admission is free and open … Continue reading

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Afterschool Partnering with Parents and Schools to Support Student Success—September 28, Webinar

From Pennsylvania Parent Information and Research Center (http://www.center-school.org/pa-pirc/):   Wednesday, September 28, 2011 12:05 p.m. to 12:40 p.m. EDT   Presenter: Kacy Conley, Director of the Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool Youth Development Network (PSAYDN)   Audience: Parents of elementary to high … Continue reading

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The Nation’s Cruelest Immigration Law

Shared by Faith in Public Life (http://www.faithinpubliclife.org):   The Alabama Legislature opened its session on March 1 on a note of humility and compassion. In the Senate, a Christian pastor asked God to grant members “wisdom and discernment” to do … Continue reading

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Saint Martin: Why We Don’t—and Can’t—Celebrate the Real MLK

Shared by Faith in Public Life (http://www.faithinpubliclife.org):   Jamelle Bouie | August 29, 2011 Posted at http://ht.ly/6fEkp   In August 1966, a few years after his historic march on Washington, Gallup polled the country on their views of the Reverend … Continue reading

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What Are You Doing on 9/11? How About Talking About Religion in a Diverse Democracy?

From Everyday Democracy (http://www.everyday-democracy.org/en/index.aspx):   Everyday Democracy introduces One Nation, Many Beliefs, a guide for exploring religious differences and the role of religion in public life.   What will you do on 9/11? Some people are volunteering in their communities. … Continue reading

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Opinion: Warren Buffett,Taxes and Jesus

Shared by Faith in Public Life (http://www.faithinpubliclife.org):   Posted at http://ht.ly/6cEH4   By Andrew Daugherty Wednesday, August 24, 2011   (ABP) — The third-richest man in the world, Warren Buffett (who has pledged to give 99 percent of his wealth … Continue reading

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News and Action Summary for Friday, August 26

Check out the Actions, Events, Opportunities and Resources, and News Posts below-just click on the links under each category to get to the information. We’ve placed the most critical issues under Important Actions and Issues.   As usual, we understand … Continue reading

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News Posts—August 26, 2011

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary:   Clean Fuels Standard Means $$ in the Bank, a More Secure Homeland, and Jobs http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=8787   Getting Children Ready for School—Dr. King and the Dream http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=8790   … Continue reading

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Newly Posted Resources—August 26, 2011

  Here are the most recently posted resources available for individuals and congregations:   International Day of Peace Observance and Resources http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=8779   40 Days of Prayer for Children: A ‘Peaceful Remembrance’ on September 11 http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=8793   The Deficit Deal … Continue reading

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ELCA Churchwide Assembly Votes to Support Compassionate Immigration Reform Efforts

Press Contact: Fabio Lomelino, Assistant Director for Media Relations, 410-230-2721, 443-478-6022, flomelino@lirs.org   ORLANDO, August 19, 2011 –  Affirming its immigrant roots and the Biblical call to care for newcomers, the Churchwide Assembly of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) … Continue reading

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