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EAD 2018 Speakers

Get the latest information on the dynamic speakers joining us for our 2018 National Gathering!

EAD 2018: A World Uprooted

Our 2018 National Gathering will begin on Friday, April 20, 2018 and conclude with our Lobby Day on Monday, April 23 around the theme “A World Uprooted: Responding to Migrants, Refugees and Displaced Peoples.”

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.

Alternate Housing Options

Hotel rooms at the Doubletree for this year’s National Gathering are now SOLD OUT. Find out more about options for nearby hotels or alternate housing options for EAD 2018.

Support the EAD Young Scholars Fund!

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




Register online or by mail for our National Gathering.

Theology Pre-Event



Come early to EAD to receive solid theological foundation on our National Gathering Theme.



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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

#EAD2018 Announces International Panel; Initial Lobby Day Ask

March 6, 2018

Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice is pleased to announce an international panel presentation as one of its plenary sessions at its 16th annual National Gathering in Washington, D.C., April 20-23, 2018 on the theme of “A World Uprooted: Responding to Migrants, Refugees and Displaced Persons.”   Entitled “Conflict, Corruption, Climate Change & The World’s Uprooted,” the panel will… 

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#EAD2018 Welcomes Pre-Gathering NCC Event; Provides Workshops Preview, Lenten Reflections

February 26, 2018

The #EAD2018 National Gathering from April 20-23, 2018 in our nation’s capital will focus on the theme of A World Uprooted: Responding to Migrants, Refugees and Displaced People.   For participants arriving early, there will be an opportunity to attend a special pre-gathering event. Sponsored by the National Council of the Churches of Christ and entitled, “Our Call to Speak Up for Displaced… 

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#EAD2018 Lenten Reflection Series (Deut. 10)

February 23, 2018

By Rev. Ebony Grisom, Ecumenical Poverty Initiative Deuteronomy 10:17-20 For the Lord your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great God, mighty and awesome, who is not partial and takes no bribe, who executes justice for the orphan and the widow, and who loves the strangers, providing them food and clothing. You shall also love the… 

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Images from EAD 2017

EAD 2017

Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice gathered nearly 1,000 people from around the globe to Washington, D.C. April 21-24, 2017 for its 15th National Gathering and Lobby Day. This year’s annual event focused on Christian advocacy to support a moral federal budget which retains key spending in support of vulnerable populations while rejecting exorbitant Pentagon spending.


Video Highlight: EAD 2017

In April 2017, Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice included a rousing presentation from Rev. Dr. John C. Dorhauer, the General Minister and President of the United Church of Christ, on the topic of "Overcoming America’s Possessive Investment in Whiteness."


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