Community Renewal Society

Day of Faith at the Capitol 2018

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Day of faith at the Capitol

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April 17, 2018 - 6:00am

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Bring justice to Springfield! Join us for prayer, action and face-to-face visits with your legislators. Transportation will be provided from Chicago and the Suburbs.  Free buses depart at 6 a.m. Please contact Drea Hall directly if you would like a seat on a bus, ahall@CommunityRenewalSociety.org.

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Summer Leadership Council Meeting

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Leadership Council allows you to be part of planning strategy for the next 3-5 months. This is the time when our leaders have the opportunity to build their organizing skills and participate in the decision making process.

 
Times: 
June 30, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:30pm


As you are planning to attend the Leadership Council, make sure that 4-5 leaders of your Faith in Action Team consider together the items listed below:

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Winter Leadership Council Meeting

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Winter Leadership Council Meeting

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March 3, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Faith in Action Team Leaders,

Gather with Faith in Action Team leaders from across Chicagoland to worship, prepare for our Day of Faith at the Capitol and build skills to advance justice in our communities. Light breakfast and box lunch provided. Registration at 8:15 a.m., event starts at 9:00 a.m. and adjourns at 12:45 p.m. 

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Three Day Community Organizing Training

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Three Day Community Organizing Training

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June 21, 2018 - 8:30am to June 23, 2018 - 4:15pm

June 21-23, 2018

Three Day Community Organizing TrainingPresented by Community Renewal Society's Organizing staff and focused on faith-based principles, this three-day training identifies key organizing principles, how values influence those principles, and how you can become an effective organizer and leader.

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Emaroy June Smith Grant Application Due

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Under the terms of the will, the fund is used “to meet the needs of retired ministers, missionaries, their [spouses] or [survivors], Christian workers and others who have worked along the line of educational or social welfare work.”

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March 16, 2018 - 5:00pm

Community Renewal Society provides assistance to individuals through a fund entitled the Emaroy June Smith Fund.  Under the terms of the will, the fund is used “to meet the needs of retired ministers, missionaries, their [spouses] or [survivors], Christian workers and others who have worked along the line of educational or social welfare work.” Gifts from the fund go to help those with very low income who struggle with the basic necessities such as rent, food, medical ex

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Chicago Advocacy 101 Workshop

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What do your City elected officials make decisions on, how does public policy impact you, and why should you care as a person of faith? 

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January 27, 2018 - 9:30am

What do your City elected officials make decisions on, how does public policy impact you, and why should you care as a person of faith?

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Illinois Advocacy 101 Workshop

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January 11, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

What is faith-rooted advocacy and how do you do it? Your voice is vitally important. Learn how to be an effective social change advocate, how a bill becomes a law in Illinois, and how to run productive legislative meetings.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Dinner at 6:00 p.m. followed by the workshop from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Metropolitan Community Church
4610 S. Prairie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60653

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