Faith In Action
Spread the message of "Sanctuary Everywhere" with these beautiful graphics from the American Friends Service Committee.
Currently there are under 100 churches participating; the goal is to have 1,000 churches signed on by General Synod.
From David Chavez, Faith Director, ONE Community:
Thank you for being a valuable ONE Community partner and friend. We would not be where we are today without you and your support.
As part of our efforts to create an Arizona that celebrates, respects, and protects all people, we are working with the Governor's Office to obtain an executive order that would extend current non-discrimination protections for state employees to include gender identity, and extend current non-discrimination requirements for state contractors and vendors to include sexual orientation and gender identity.
Arizona Faith Network offers an invitation to join in a interfaith dialogue and meal.
Come, participate in this “Next Steps” open dialogue where you will find a safe space to share the gifts, insights and practices of your faith with people from Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Mormon, Baha’i and Christian faith traditions. All faiths are invited. Those who engage in honest, open dialogue find themselves transformed. Next Steps dialogue goes beyond basic information about faith traditions provided in AFN’s “101” events encouraging the sharing of diverse interfaith perspectives.
Join Ecumenical Advocacy Days in Washington for “Confronting Chaos, Forging Community ” from April 21-24, 2017 to grapple with the intersectionality of racism, materialism, and militarism, and learn more about the impact they have around the world, in our communities, and in our own lives.
Lombard Mennonite Peace Center: is again hosting its Mediation Skills Training Institute for Church Leaders. Conflict is normal and inevitable whether in the home, school, community, church or workplace. Leaders in all walks of life often have a responsibility to help others work through their conflicts.
May 8th - 12th in Phoenix, AZ
New Strategy and Tactics in the Post-Election Reality
As people of faith and people of conscience, we pledge to resist the newly elected Administration’s policy proposals to target and deport millions of undocumented immigrants, and discriminate against marginalized communities. We will open up our congregations and communities as sanctuary spaces for those targeted by hate, and work alongside our friends, families and neighbors to ensure the dignity and human rights of all people....
The next Coalition meeting is set for March 20th at Southside Presbyterian Church
Empowerment Scholarships – Vouchers. HB2394 and SB1431. Supporters of public education need to show up, stand up, speak up for public education else Arizona may become the first state in the nation to extend this form of voucher to all children. Two bills are being fast tracked through the legislature and each has passed their respective Education Committee, been okayed by their Rules Committee and have had two readings on both the House and Senate floor. They could be voted on at any moment.
Feb. 28th– 6:30pm Healthcare– Aﬀordable Care Act–
AFN will be exploring our Mission Focus on Economic Inequality through the topic of Healthcare. We will explore the history of Healthcare and will learn about what will be lost and at what cost if the Aﬀordable Care Act is repealed. Come join us to hear from experts in the field, theologically reﬂect on accessibility to healthcare from our diﬀerent faith traditions, hear stories from individuals who are most aﬀected, and be called to action.
Temple Chai- 4645 E Marilyn Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85032