Church in Society Presents Fighting Injustice

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Church in Society Presents Fighting Injustice

Time: July 29, 2018 from 9:30am to 11am
Location: Fellowship Hall - FUMC
Street: 3900 King Street
City/Town: Alexandria 22302
Phone: 703-671-8557
Event Type: discussion, presentation
Organized By: Rev. Christian White
Latest Activity: Jul 9

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Sunday, July 29


Fellowship Hall

Presenter: June Stowe


You are invited to join a session geared to strengthening our congregation’s public witness and advocacy on social issues. There will be discussion about important issues that need to be addressed--local, state, and national. The session will include an overview on choosing your fight, developing goals, and deciding on tactics. A strategy chart will be used to highlight the steps to successfully run a campaign to address an issue.  RSVP to Christian White by July 23:


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  3. At mealtimes say grace and then share around the table one thing for which you are thankful.
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  5. Write a letter of gratitude to a teacher, coach, old friend or mentor, or former pastor.
  6. Find a gratitude partner and share together daily or weekly.
  7. Tell someone how much they mean to you.
  8. Put a positive spin on your negative thoughts (You’re home with a sprained ankle but you get to read the book you’ve had by your chair for months.)
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