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Speaker on Sustainable Farming in Honduras

November 4, 2017

The St. Mark’s Honduras Committee and Outreach Board invite you to “Where Farms Meet the Forest.” Our guest speaker from Honduras will explain how communities are harmed by climate change and how they are responding.

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Volunteer Meeting for 2017 National Vigil to End Gun Violence

October 22, 2017

Volunteers are needed for the 2017 National Vigil to End Gun Violence. An initial organizational meeting will be held after the 11:15 service on Sunday, 10/22 in the Elders Room. Please come!

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How is D.C. Preparing for Climate Change? And how can we help?

October 23, 2017

Tommy Wells, Director of the D.C. Dept. of Energy and the Environment, will speak on this topic at the request of the Green Lions. We showed up for the Climate March; now let’s show up to decide how to take action!

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Mother’s Dream Quilting Bee

October 15, 2017

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and the Black Women for Positive Change are hosting a Mother’s Dream Quilting Bee! Come create a quilt square to symbolize the human toll of gun violence, as well s a mother’s determination to create a safer world for our children.

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Panel: Challenges and Opportunities Facing Women in the Middle East and North Africa

November 8, 2017

A group of six women’s rights activists from Egypt, Tunisia, and Morocco will join us to explore women’s political participation, public health issues facing women, and women’s entrepreneurship in their regions.

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Exploring Race in Our Society

July 19, 2017

The Inclusivity Working Group is presenting an opportunity to further examine race and its implications. Rick Rutherford, a seasoned diversity facilitator, has graciously agreed to lead a book group on the subject.

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Training: Confronting Racism in the Church

July 22, 2017

Join Drew Hart for moving stories, honest assessment, and practical tips for beginning to address racism in your own contexts. Festival Center on Columbia Rd, NW.

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WIN Citywide Action

July 26, 2017

The Washington Interfaith Network (WIN) is organizing a citywide action at First Rock Baptist Church in SE DC, to ask Mayor Bowser to commit to job creation, public transportation, affordable housing, reducing gun violence and more.

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Candlelight Vigil to Remember Pulse

June 12, 2017

The Pride Fund to End Gun Violence, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser, and the Gay Men’s Chorus will commemorate the one-year anniversary of the shooting at Pulse Night Club in Orlando, Florida. Come together to honor the victims and demand action from elected officials.

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Cathedral Lit Orange for National Gun Violence Awareness

June 2, 2017

The National Cathedral will be illuminated in Orange after dark on June 2, to honor those who have been killed or injured by gunfire and to reinforce the message that enough is enough.