The Justice Conference simulcast to be held Feb. 22-23
GPS Faith Community has announced they have been chosen to be the regional live simulcast site for the Justice Conference. The Justice Conference is a two-day annual event to promote dialogue around justice-related issues such as human trafficking, slavery, poverty, HIV/AIDS and human rights, featuring internationally-acclaimed speakers. The public is invited to participate in this event. The conference simulcast willl be held Feb. 22 and 23 at 10714 N. Second St., Machesney Park. For more information, a roster of speakers, and to register, visit www.thejusticeconference.com and select “simulcast” or contact GPS Faith Community at (779) 221-8491.
The Justice Conference began in 2010 with a group of individuals who dreamed of impacting a generation for justice. World Relief and Kilns College joined as the convening organizations, and since then, The Justice Conference has grown to become one of the largest international gatherings on social and biblical justice. The vision of the conference is to reach tens of thusands of people over the next decade through an annual gathering that educates, inspires and connects a generation to a shared concern for the vulnerable and oppressed. The conference will be held in Philadelphia this year.
GPS Faith Community is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and organized in 2010. The congregation’s mission is to build authentic relationships with God and one another and is led by Pastor Robert James. Outreach programs of the church include a monthly food pantry, weekly senior center, a partnership with the Harlem Schools, and many other community projects. For information about the church, its programs and ministries, and worship times, visit www.GPSFaith.com or call (779) 221-8491.
From the Feb. 20-26, 2013, issue
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