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Poor Peoples Campaign

  • Date: Saturday, June 18, 2022
  • Time: 10:00am12:00pm EDT
  • Location:Virtual Event

For years UCC members and congregations have been participating in Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. This year the work continues with even greater urgency.
On June 18, 2022, hundreds of thousands of poor and low-wealth people will join with moral allies both in-person in Washington, DC, and online, in a declaration that the interlocking injustices of systemic racism, poverty, ecological devastation, denial of health care, militarism and the false moral narrative of religious nationalism are killing all of us – and we can’t, we won’t, we refuse to be silent anymore!

First Congregational UCC in Washington, DC will provide a space of hospitality and networking for UCC members attending in person beginning at 7:30 AM Saturday, June 18. We will join in a commissioning prayer and then march together behind a UCC banner to the rally site. The rally begins at 10 a.m. at 3rd and Pennsylvania Ave NW.

For more information, visit Poor Peoples Campaign  If you would like to participate either in person or online on June, 18 please contact Sandy Sorensen (link name to sorenses@ucc.org), or by making sure to register as “United Church of Christ.”

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