Mainstream Voices of Faith – an organization of moderate and progressive clergy and religious lay people – is holding a free Take Action Workshop Sunday afternoon in
The event is set for 2 to 5 p.m., Sunday, June 11, at
The workshop schedule includes sessions on science and religion, peace, human dignity, the economy and practical strategies for clergy and lay leaders.
Here are details on the sessions and presenters.
Peace and Common Security
Ira Harritt, Program Coordinator, American Friends Service Committee
Councilwoman Saundra McFadden-Weaver, Pastor Community Fellowship Church of Jesus Christ
Rabbi Mark Levin, Temple Beth Torah, Overland Park, Kan.
Rev. Dr. Fran Manson, United Methodist clergy, retired and Community Activist
Science and Religion
Dr. Barbara Lukert, KU Medical Center Endocrinologist
Rev. John Tamilio III, Senior Pastor Colonial Church in Prairie Village, KS
Susan Letizia, Citizen Hunger and Poverty, MORE2, MO Association For Social Welfare
Rev. Spencer Barrett, Co-chair, Kansas City Interfaith Worker Justice, MO, Pastor Bethel AME Church
Kathy Cook, Executive Director of Kansas Families for Public Education
Rep. Craig C. Bland, Representative MO District 43
For Lay Leaders: Strategies to educate, motivate and impact public policy
Lori Messinger, Assistant Professor in the School of Social Welfare, KU
For Clergy: Strategies to educate, motivate and impact public policy
Bob Harder, United Methodist Minister, Advocate for the Kansas Area United Methodist Church and active with the Kansas Big Tent Coalition
Mainstream Voices of Faith is affiliated with the MAINstream Coalition. You can register for the training at the coalition’s web site. You can also register by calling the coalition’s office 913.649.3326.
By registering, you help Voices of Faith know how many people to expect, but registration is not required.