St John's Does Social Justice with our partners.
St John's is a member of:
There will be a group going to the Women's March in DC on January 19th and there will be an event in Richmond on January 12th. If you want to participate in either event with St John's friends, please let Pastor Linda know by call the office at 804-358-9291 so we can organize.
A DAY FOR ALL PEOPLE
The Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy is hosting their Annual DAY FOR ALL PEOPLE @ the Lobby of the General Assembly Tuesday, January 22, 2019. Join people from around the Commonwealth for a day of advocacy at the General Assembly, meet with your legislators and learn about social justice issues. Tickets are $30 for early bird registration (before January 11th) and $40 after Jan. 11th. Student tickets are $15. There are Special group rate for congregations! $250 group rate for 10 people - early bird (before Jan. 11th) $350 group rate for 10 people after Jan. 11th.
A light breakfast will be available. The program will begin promptly at 8:30 am. We will review our legislative issues, and everyone will meet with their State Senator at 10 am and Delegate around 10:45 am. Lunch will be served around 12 noon and people will have an opportunity to gather with others from their area. We will offer workshops about Medicaid Expansion and enrollment, Standing with Immigrants, Living Wage Certification programs, and Understanding & Identifying Wage Theft. The day will end by 3 pm.
LOCATION (click here for directions):
Centenary United Methodist Church
411 East Grace Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Near the State Capitol
Richmonders Involved to Strengthen our Communities - an interracial, interfaith, nonpartisan organization uniting 22 diverse congregations. Together, we build the power of organized people to take direct action for just policies and practices in Richmond, Henrico, and Chesterfield.
The Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy - an organization that envisions a world where people of all faiths cooperate to create compassionate communities that are just, peaceful, equitable and sustainable. To make this vision a reality, they create space for Virginians to manifest social justice for all by advocating for systemic change.
Members of St John's also gather and travel together to Rallies in Richmond and DC for causes we care about This year we have hosted weekly Poor People's Campaign Meetings and Monthly Coming to The Table discussion dinners as well as traveling to the Women's March, The Poor People's Campaign and Families Belong Together.
We believe that our faith calls us to act to create a Just world for all.