2019 Faith-Based Advocacy Days

Building peace with justice,
Guiding justice with love

Monday, March 25 and Tuesday, March 26 in Augusta

Prophetic voices of faith can make an impact in advocating for a culture of justice, compassion and peace here in Maine!
Join leading policy analysts and theologians who will come together for this two-day event designed to inspire and equip people of faith to speak confidently and with conviction to legislators about key issues facing our state: health care and the opioid crisis, climate justice, hunger and poverty, and immigration and racism.

Featuring keynote speaker, The Rev. Dr. James Gertmenian
“Speaking the Truth, Even If Your Voice Shakes”

Retired UCC Pastor
Co-Founder of Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative, Minneapolis
A leader in the effort to secure marriage equality for LGBTQ persons in Minnesota
Winner of the Lawrence Gibson Social Justice Award and the Interfaith Leadership Award
Member of the Boards of Directors of The BTS Center and of Faith In Public Life (Washington DC)

Sponsored By:
Maine Council of Churches
Maine Episcopal Network for Justice
Maine Unitarian Universalist State Advocacy Network (MUUSAN)
Preble Street Faith Advocacy Network