PHOTOS: EAD 2014 – Monday Lobby Day PHOTOS: EAD 2014 – Sunday Night PHOTOS: EAD 2014 – Saturday PHOTOS: EAD 2014 Opening Night Jesus Weeps – Resisting Violence, Building Peace 2014 Lobby Day

PHOTOS: EAD 2014 – Monday Lobby Day

EAD Advocates braved unexpectedly cold temperatures on Capitol Hill to call upon elected leaders to support polices aimed at reducing gun violence and controlling out-sized military spending.

PHOTOS: EAD 2014 – Sunday Night

This year’s EAD wrapped on Sunday, March 23 with a dinner celebration featuring Rev. Jim Wallis, music from the Glocal Musicians, and calls-to-action in preparation for lobbying on Capitol Hill.

PHOTOS: EAD 2014 – Saturday

Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2014 – “Resisting Violence, Building Peace” – continued on Saturday, March 22  with a full slate of thought-provoking plenaries, informative issue workshops and reflective denominational gatherings.

PHOTOS: EAD 2014 Opening Night

Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2014 – “Resisting Violence, Building Peace” – kicked off the evening of Friday, March 21 with with an opening reception, meet-and-greet and other welcome activities.

Jesus Weeps – Resisting Violence, Building Peace

Hundreds of Christian advocates gathered and lobbied in Washington, D.C.  March 21-24 to address causes of and hopeful solutions for the many types of violence which afflict our world.

2014 Lobby Day

Our nation can and must do more to nurture a culture of peace. Visit our 2014 Lobby Day Ask page to download our Ask and other resources.

Speakers

More

Speakers

View videos and resources from EAD 2014's dynamic speakers.

Lobby Day Ask

More

Lobby Day

Learn more about and download our 2014 Lobby Day Ask and resources.

Donate

More

Donate

Help the next generation of Christian advocates participate in future EAD Gatherings.

About EAD

Ecumenical Advocacy Days is a movement of the ecumenical Christian community, and its recognized partners and allies, grounded in biblical witness and our shared traditions of justice, peace and the integrity of creation. Our goal, through worship, theological reflection and opportunities for learning and witness, is to strengthen our Christian voice and to mobilize for advocacy on a wide variety of U.S. domestic and international policy issues.

Recent News

EAD 2014 Plenary Videos Now Available

April 2, 2014

Washington, DC – Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice drew nearly 1,000 people from as far away as Alaska and Sri Lanka to Washington, D.C. from March 21-24 for its 12th National Gathering and Lobby Day. This year’s annual event focused on efforts to reduce acquisition and use of guns for purposes that cause harm, and to rebalance… 

Read More

EAD Announces Dates for 2015 National Gathering & Lobby Day

March 25, 2014

Ecumenical Advocacy Days Executive Director Douglas Grace announced at the concluding Sunday Banquet of the 2014 National Gathering that EAD would reconvene on the dates of Friday, April 17 to Monday April 20, 2015 at the Doubletree Hotel by Hilton Washington, D.C. – Crystal City for the organization’s 13th annual National Gathering and Lobby Day. Grace encouraged participants to spread… 

Read More

EAD 2014 Draws Hundreds Together in Calls to Prevent Gun Violence and Support Violence Prevention Policies

WASHINGTON – Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice drew nearly 1,000 people from as far away as Alaska and Sri Lanka to Washington, D.C. from March 21-24 for its 12th National Gathering. This year’s annual event focused on efforts to reduce acquisition and use of guns for purposes that cause harm, and to rebalance funding priorities toward preventing… 

Read More

Images from EAD 2014

EAD 2014

Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice drew nearly 1,000 people from as far away as Alaska and Sri Lanka to Washington, D.C. from March 21-24 for its 12th National Gathering. This year’s annual event focused on efforts to reduce acquisition and use of guns for purposes that cause harm, and to rebalance funding priorities toward preventing violence and enhancing human security.

More

Faithful Budget Campaign

In 2011, an interfaith coalition in Washington, DC began Capitol Hill prayer vigils and worked together to protect social safety net programs that serve people living in poverty. The Faithful Budget Campaign continues this work, resourcing moral choices for the federal budget.

More

Sponsors: