Monday, June 1, 2009

Illinois Conference Meeting Workshops

Friday Workshop: Immigration and the Midwest: The Destruction of a Small Town
The Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid of a rural Iowa community has brought two Iowa communities to the breaking point. Learn more about the Illinois Maya Ministry delegation to those communities, the local United Church of Christ response, and how you can protect your community. Illinois Maya Ministy is working to develop a more humane immigration policy. Browse educational materials available to educate your congregation. Begin discussion with Illinois Maya Ministry about how your congregation might become part of a future delegation.

Friday Workshop: Gloria Vicente: Global Ministry Missionary and Illinois Conference Member
Gloria Vicente will be returning to Guatemala soon to
continue her work as a Global Ministry Missionary in partnership with Guatemalan Cultural Action. Her workshop will focus on the programs & mission of ACG, including information and stories and pictures of the microcredit program, scholarships, and “healthy stove” project.

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