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EAD 2017: Confronting Chaos, Forging Community

The fifteenth annual national gathering will take place April 21-24, 2017 in our nation’s capital. Learn more about this exciting opportunity for education and advocacy.

EAD 2017 Speakers

Get the latest information on the dynamic speakers joining us for our 2017 National Gathering!

What is Ecumenical Advocacy Days?

A national gathering in Washington, DC for people of faith who want to be a force for change for the betterment of all! Learn more about our goals and mission.

Learn to Lobby

Come to EAD 2017 and gain valuable insights from DC professionals; learn effective lobbying from a Christian perspective!

Help Young Scholars Participate in EAD!

Make a donation to a scholarship fund to help young adults from across the country participate in future National Gatherings!




Get details to register online or by mail for our National Gathering.

Scholarship Request



If you are 18-35 years old, request a scholarship to attend our National Gathering.

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Reserve your room for EAD 2017 at a reduced rate.

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

Newly Elected Presbyterian Stated Clerk to Keynote at EAD 2017

November 21, 2016

WASHINGTON — November 21, 2016 — Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice (EAD) is pleased to announce that the Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, newly elected Stated Clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), will serve as the keynote preacher for EAD 2017’s Interdenominational Worship service on Sunday, April 23, 2017. The Sunday worship service… 

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Statement Following the 2016 Election

November 11, 2016

WASHINGTON — November, 11, 2016 — — In a statement released by Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice (EAD), Douglas Grace, Director of EAD, reflected on Tuesday’s presidential election. “Now is the time for the Christian community to unite around our common, core principles and energize to make a faithful public witness to those principles. Yes, unity for… 

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EAD Announces Theme for 2017 National Gathering

October 8, 2016

When Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. posed the question, “Where do we go from here: Chaos or Community?” in his book of the same title 50 years ago, no one could have imagined that we would still be wrestling with this question today. In that same year on April 4, 1967, a year to the day before Dr. King… 

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Images from EAD 2016

EAD 2016

Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice gathered nearly 1,000 people from around the globe to Washington, D.C. April 15-18, 2016 for its 14th National Gathering and Lobby Day. This year’s annual event focused on Christian advocacy to Restore the Voting Rights Act and to oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement.


Video Highlight: EAD 2016

In April 2016, Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice began with a rousing presentation from Rev. William Barber, convener of the Forward Together Moral Movement and President of the North Carolina NAACP.