2013 Faith in Action Awards Luncheon
68th Annual Meeting of the Virginia Council of Churches
End Solitary Confinement
NCCCUSA Working to End Poverty
As the year comes to a close with the celebration of Christmas and the hope for a better year in 2012, we pause to thank you for your interest and participation in the National Council of Churches Poverty Initiative. In a year of severe challenges to the middle class and especially those living below the poverty line, we have organized and advocated for fairness and justice in the affairs of our government. We are profoundly disappointed at the failure of Congress to act decisively to alleviate the suffering of the poor among us. We end the year confident that God will continue to work through us all to share the abundance of the earth with the whole family of humanity. We know our work is unfinished and we resolve to continue to pray and advocate with you in the New Year. If we don’t believe we can end poverty now—we never will.
Here is a look back at a year of intensive advocacy in solidarity with those who struggle the most for a fair share of the abundance of God’s creation. In 2011, the NCC Poverty Initiative: Read More...
- 2013 Faith in Action Awards Luncheon
- 68th Annual Meeting of the Virginia Council of Churches
- Ecumenical Retreat
- End Solitary Confinement
- Lisa Schaffner to be Guest Speaker at 2012 Faith in Action Awards
- Solitary Confinement is ineffective and destructive
- Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
- Black Alumni / ae Association Bicentennial
- NCCCUSA Working to End Poverty
- Dr. Ed Ayers to Address Annual Meeting