Thursday, March 1, 2018, 10 to 3:3O
First Presbyterian Church
42 Elm Street
Potsdam, New York
Date: Thursday, March 1, 2018
Location: First Presbyterian Church of Potsdam. 42 Elm St. Potsdam, NY 13676 (DIRECTIONS)
Time: 10am – 3:30pm
Cost: Suggested donation $15 (cover meals and conference materials)
Sponsors: New York State Council of Churches, Presbyterian Network to End Homelessness, Interfaith Assembly on Homelessness and Housing, Broadway Presbyterian Church, Strong Economy for All, Fiscal Policy Institute,Citizens Action, New York State Association for Affordable Housing, Social Holiness Team, Upper New York Conference of the United Methodist Church, Hunger Action Network of NYS, Faith and Hunger Network,Interfaith Impact, and the Justice Ministries Committee-Presbytery of New York City.
Host Pastor: Rev. Deborah Packard
Here is a list of topics that we will be covering:
· Social Justice with politically diverse communities and congregations
· Tools and best practices for advocacy
· How State and Federal Budgets will affect members of congregations and communities
· Theological reflections
· Challenges addressing homelessness and housing needs in the community
· Fostering dialogue between faith communities, congregations, government officials, unions and secular advocacy groups.
10:15 A.M. Gathering, Opening Prayer
10:30 to 12:00: Pastoral and Theological Approaches to Doing Social Justice with Politically Diverse
Congregations and Communities.
12:00 to 12:45: Lunch
12:45 to 2:00 Overview of State & Federal budgets and policy priorities and protecting the social safety net
2:00 to 3:30 Local and Statewide initiatives on Homelessness and Housing.
Speakers will include:
The Reverend Peter Cook, Executive Director, New York State Council of Churches, Ron Deutsch, Executive Director, Fiscal Policy Institute, Marc Greenberg, Executive Director, Interfaith Assembly on Homelessness and Housing, Darren Scott, Director of Development, Eastern New York, New York State Homes and Community Renewal Clergy, Local Government Officials and Housing Advocates.
This event is scheduled in six areas across New York State.
Auburn, Brooklyn, Buffalo, Little Falls, Long Island, Potsdam
Kindly register for this event prior to Tuesday, February 27th
Please email any questions to PNTEHSTAFF@GMAIL.COM
Join us in Washington! More information to come.
visit advocacydays.org for more details.
PNTEH will be active at General Assembly. More information will be posted as we get closer. Looking forward to seeing you there!
Presbyterian Network to End Homelessness
126 S. Terry Rd.,
Syracuse, NY 13219
Copyright © 2016