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Saturday, September 8  8:30 am – 2:00 pm Women of the ELCA in the East Central Synod will hold an advocacy event:  God’s Work, Our Hands: Let’s Get At It!  Advocacy for Justice in Today’s World  at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2000 Roosevelt Drive, Plover, WI

LOPPW’s director will speak on the Christian roots of advocacy.  WELCA Director of Justice Jennifer Deleon will speak on immigration.  State Representative Katrina Shankland will provide practical tools to help you advocate.  Learn more in this brochure and please share broadly:  Advocacy for Justice in Today’s World

Saturday, October 6  8:30 (program begins at 9:00 am) – noon  What’s Working with Renewable Energy in Wisconsin to be held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Madison    It’s time for some good news about what is working and how we can be a part of it within our own contexts and via advocacy!  More details to come.

Friday, November 2 – Saturday, November 3 (with optional additional stay on Saturday night)    Students and staff in Wisconsin & Upper Michigan are cordially invited to participate in this year’s LCM Fall Social Justice Retreat, co-sponsored by Lutheran Campus Ministry – Madison, The Corner House (LCM at UW -Milwaukee), and the Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin.

This year’s theme:
Hungry for Change
Food Insecurity & Environmental Issues
Housing at The Urban Gathering Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Tentative cost: $30 (+ extra $15 if staying Saturday night)
Likely topics & activities include:
Why should your students participate?
  • To learn about issues facing our local communities, state, and nation
  • To consider the Christian call to advocacy
  • To get energized to participate in this year’s midterm elections
  • To meet other LCM Students from our region
  • Perhaps to get excited to participate in the LSM National Gathering in Memphis in December? Students could organize travel together?
More Details & Promotional materials available by September 1
Registration open by September 15.