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Colorado Faith Advocacy Day 2017

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Luther at 500: Reclaiming Protest for Today's Public Church

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Join advocates and people of faith from across Colorado for this annual event! This year, we focus on the future of the church’s public witness and reclaiming Martin Luther’s legacy of activism and protest on the cusp of the Reformation’s 500th anniversary. What does it mean for us to be a "Protest"-ant church today? Join us for a great day of learning and action!

We welcome keynote speaker Rev. Amy Reumann, Director of Advocacy in the ELCA Washington D.C. Office.



8:00 a.m.         Registration table opens, breakfast available

8:30 a.m.         Welcome - Peter Severson, Director, Lutheran Advocacy Ministry-Colorado

8:45 a.m.         Bishop’s message - Rev. Jim Gonia, Bishop, Rocky Mountain Synod, ELCA

9:00 a.m.         Keynote address: “Luther at 500: Protest and Faith in Action” - Rev. Amy Reumann, Director, ELCA Washington Office

10:00 a.m.       Break

10:15 a.m.       Conversation on Protest and Faith - Rev. Ron Roschke, ELCA

Discussion will be followed by a time of open sharing and Q&A

11:30 a.m.       Colorado legislative update - Peter Severson

12:00 p.m.       Lunch

1:00 p.m.         Breakout sessions

                        “Organizing for Advocacy & Action” - Judith Marquez & Shelby Ramirez, 9to5 Colorado

                        “Effectively Protesting Gender-Based Violence” - Linda Jantzen, LAM-CO Policy Committee/Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

                        “National Legislative Update: Congress & the New Administration” - Rev. Amy Reumann

2:00 p.m.         Closing session: “Nailing Our Promises to the Door”


What: Colorado Faith Advocacy Day

When: Saturday, February 11, 2017

Where: Bethany Lutheran Church, 4500 E. Hampden Ave., Denver, CO

Time: 8:30 am - 2:00 pm (Registration opens 8am)

Fee: $25 regular, $10 student/low-income - Thanks to generous congregational support, we are able to offer a lower registration fee this year!

Breakfast, lunch, and all materials included!

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