Monday, April 29, 2013

Are You Called to be an Advocate for the Hungry?

I am about to do a new thing;
now it springs forth, do you not perceive it?
I will make a way in the wilderness
and rivers in the desert.   Isaiah 43:19

Join  advocates from all corners the country at Bread for the World's National Gathering: A Place at the Table in Washington, D.C. on June 8-11.   See Full Schedule     Register Here

Worship. Powerful preaching, praise, and prayer will be offered throughout the National Gathering. Preaching during the Sunday service on June 9 will be the Rev. Dr. James Forbes, whom Newsweek magazine named as one of the 12 most effective preachers in the English-speaking world.
Learn. On June 8-10, participate in workshops and general sessions on issues such as poverty-focused development assistance, advocacy in the 21st century, budget battles, moving Congress, and building community coalitions.
Engage. Interact with international development experts, nongovernmental organization leaders, and policy makers as we focus on the issue of maternal and children nutrition on June 10.
Network. Connect with friends, both new and old, from around the world.
Act. On June 11, meet senators, representatives, and their staff as you engage in anti-poverty advocacy.
Enjoy.  Lazarus, a musical composed for Bread for the World by Joel Underwood, will be resurrected with new music and staging by the musician Bill Cummings. Also, meet some of the people featured in the film A Place at the Table.

No comments: