Faith In Action
Updated lists of volunteer and donation needs for the asylum seeker transition program in Phoenix, provided by Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest.
from justice and peace action network:
Earlier this year the Administration posted a notice for proposed rulemaking through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to restrict states' flexibility to provide vital nutrition support to people who struggle to feed themselves and their families. It is estimated this change to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) would result in 755,000 people losing access to life-saving nutrition benefits.
This year, First Church UCC Phoenix is partnering with Scottsdale UCC to march together during the PRIDE Parade as well as to staff and "stock" (provide promotional materials from our churches) their table for the 2-day festival. Our goal is to show a united Interfaith and Interdenominational coalition.
from Scottsdale Congregational UCC’s newsletter
The coalition led by Lutheran Social Services is still collecting clothing and meds for asylum seekers being dropped off by ICE with no resources.
As people of faith we strive not only for environmental stewardship but to protect human health and wellbeing. Rolling back mercury pollution standards does not fulfill the EPA’s mission to protect human health and the environment and fails in our duty to safeguard God’s creation. The current Mercury and Air Toxic Standards help us in our pursuit to care for God’s creation and uphold the common good.
You can help by writing a public comment opposing the proposed rule. The deadline for comments is April 4 and having a significant number of comments will impact the final rule.
As the Vice President of Education for The Arizona Interfaith Movement, Rev. Rock Fremont would like to invite you to join him at the Shepherd of the Hills Table at the 14th Annual Golden Rule Awards Banquet! Read on to learn about this year's honorees, truly those who are "living out" the Golden Rule.
The March newsletter of the United Church of Christ, Justice & Peace Action Network
The UCC has joined with Interfaith Power and Light and United Methodist Women in a campaign called “Faith to Ford” calling Ford to account for their actions. A group of UCC and UMC Albuquerque residents, including our own Joyce Overton and Randy Madonna, will be visiting our local Ford dealerships on March 13 to discuss this change of policy. Please consider signing the petition to stand in solidarity with them.