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Church Action eNewsletter Week of March 18, 2019

Terror has no race, religion, and ethnicity. All are invited to an interfaith vigil at Istanbul Cultural Center, 591 N Main St, Suite 100, Alpharetta 30009, Tuesday, March 19 at 7 p.m. with the representatives of Christian, Jewish, Muslim, and other faith communities.



1. End Money Bail DeKalb / NAACP Criminal Justice Reform on Tuesday, March 19, at 6:30 pm at Bethel Baptist Church, 1890 Second Ave 30032.



2. Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia; an education program…

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of March 11, 2019

Week of March 11, 2019

The Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta, Inc.

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone.

There are so many opportunities for service, worship, education, enrichment, connection in the next few weeks. Take a look at the Community Event Calendar on our website and celebrate all the good things that people of faith are doing. www.RCCAtl.org.…

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Beyond Sandwiches: A Symposium on Poverty, Race, and Homelessness

Beyond Sandwiches: A Symposium on Poverty, Race, and Homelessness

hosted by

Church of the Common Ground

Saturday, May 18, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Ellis Hall, 634 West Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta…

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of March 4, 2019

Week of March 4, 2019

The Regional Council of churches of Atlanta, Inc.

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone.



The temperatures are deadly tonight for the unsheltered. You will find updated information on emergency cold weather shelters in two places, as a poster on our home page and as a featured blog.…

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Action needed to support bills to expand expungement for convictions in Georgia from Georgia Justice Project



ACTION ALERT: SUPPORT Bills to Expand Expungement for Convictions in Georgia



We need to take action now for expungement reform! Four bills to expand record restriction and sealing (“expungement”) have been introduced in the Georgia General Assembly.



House Bill 528 allows record restriction (“expungement”) for certain misdemeanor and felony convictions. Sponsor: Rep. Mandi Ballinger (R – Canton). Committee: Judiciary Non-Civil.…

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Emergency Cold Weather Shelters

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of February 25, 2019

Week of February 25, 2019

The Regional Council of churches of Atlanta, Inc.

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone.

1. Making a Difference: Christian City premieres on AIB Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 9:30 p.m. From a single cottage for children needing a home, to a 500-acre campus serving the most vulnerable children and adults, Christian City has offered help and a haven for more than 50 years. Learn about…

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Homebrewed Christianity

McAfee and Homebrewed Christianity: Live Podcast Event

Monday, Feb. 25, 7 – 9 p.m.

Wild Heaven Beer

135 B Maple…

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of February 18, 2019

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone.

Some new Advocacy Days at the Capital have been announced. See the list here.

1. Today, Tuesday, Feb 19, at 6:30 p.m., End Money Bail DeKalb / NAACP Criminal Justice meeting, Bethel Baptist Church, 1890 Second Ave 30032. All are…

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Certified Homeless Advocate Training March 2

ANNOUNCING

THE VERY FIRST EVER SESSION

“CERTIFIED HOMELESSNESS ADVOCATE” TRAINING



Here’s an opportunity to discover best practices to help those experiencing homelessness. Discover that there are negative consequences to good deeds. Become part of the network & have access to all…

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of February 11, 2019

Week of February 11, 2019

The Regional Council of churches of Atlanta, Inc.

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone.

1. Are you a caregiver? Do you know a caregiver? Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving is looking for participants in focus groups and phone surveys to express their concerns about gaps and needs in emergency preparedness services for caregivers. For more information contact Lezlie Poole at lezlie.poole@gsw.edu or (229)…

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of February 4, 2019

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone. 

The Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta

Raise the voice of faith in the public arena. Advocacy Days at the Capitol have begun and there are many opportunities to get involved. Click here…

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The Materiality of Devotion at Pitts Library

The Materiality of Devotion: From Manuscript to Print

An exhibition curated by Dr. Sarah Bogue, Kelin Michael, and Emma de Jong.



Devotion is a fully embodied activity that engages the senses as well as the…

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of January 28, 2019

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone.

Week of January 28, 2019

Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta 

All Advocacy Days are now listed at our website.

1. Emory University’s Urban Health Initiative invites your…

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of January 21, 2019

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone. 

TONIGHT Oxford College of Emory University will hold its annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. at Old Church in Oxford. Dr. Gregory Ellison II, Mr. Julian Reid, and Mr. Tavares Stephens will present: The King Letters: A Retrospective. The MLK community choir will perform along with the college’s…

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Advocacy Days at the Capitol

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of January 14, 2019

Week of January 14, 2019

The Regional Council of churches of Atlanta, Inc.



God calls us to some things we cannot do alone.

1. “The Jesus Fatwa: Love Your (Muslim) Neighbor,” a 3-week Wednesday evening video and dialogue series Jan. 16, Jan. 30, and Feb. 6, sponsored by The Cathedral Bookstore. Wednesday, Jan. 16, 6:30 p.m., guest dialogue partner with Rev. Thee Smith, Cathedral priest assoc., is Ms. Soumaya…

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of January 7, 2019

Church Action eNewsletter Week of January 7, 2019

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone.

Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta, Inc.



Check the Community Events Calendar on our website for opportunities announced in earlier newsletters.

1. In the U.S., according to the CDC, more than 25% of the population has a disability . . . physical, intellectual,…

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Healing Justice

Atlanta Friends Meeting hosted a viewing and discussion of the film "Healing Justice" in December and the group is convinced that this concept can change our justice system for the better.

The film will be offered 3 more times:

Saturday, January 26, 9-11 a.m.,

Thursday, February 21, 7 - 9 p.m., and

Sunday, March 3, 12:15 - 2:15 p.m. 

Atlanta Friends Meeting Library, 701 West Howard Ave, Decatur 30030.

H…

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Cold Weather Overflow Shelters

The City will activate overflow shelter at Old Adamsville, 3404 Delmar Lane, Atlanta 30331 tonight beginning at 6pm. Transportation will be provided from Gateway, 275 Pryor Street beginning at 6pm. City overflow should be utilized once existing shelter overflow has been exhausted.

The shelters listed below will all activate tonight and offer cold weather overflow when the temps drop below 40 and 35 degrees (see notes for specifics).

At 40 degrees and below:

Salvation Army: 469…

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Come sing with the combined choirs for the 15th Annual Ecumenical Thanksgiving Celebration, Thursday, Nov. 21, 7 p.m., Temple Kol Emeth, 1415 Old Canton Road, Marietta 30062. This dynamic evening is filled with humor, music, and inspiration— celebrating both unity and diversity. Any singer may join! No preparation necessary! All skill sets welcome! Just show up for three fun rehearsals. Details are here.

#QuietingTheSilence: An Interfaith Mental Health Conversation. People of all faiths struggle with mental health and substance abuse issues. Join The Blue Dove Foundation for an interfaith conversation from different religious perspectives. Thursday, Oct. 17, 6:30 – 8:45 p.m. R.s.v.p. to thebluedovefoundation.org/interfaithevent.There is no charge for admission. Location will be shared upon R.s.v.p. Suitable for ages 18+

Harvest of Hope


Intergenerational Apple Harvest of Hope ecumenical study, worship, and mission retreat program of the Society of St. Andrew.Find out more here.

email ecarter@rccatl.org

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