#EAD 2019: Troubling the Waters for the Healing of the World Location & Housing What is Ecumenical Advocacy Days? Support the EAD Young Scholars Fund! #EAD2018 Lifted Up Calls for Justice for Migrants, Refugees & Displaced Persons

#EAD 2019: Troubling the Waters for the Healing of the World

Join hundreds of advocates in the nation’s capital April 5 – 8, 2019  to stand in the prophetic stream and stir up #GoodTrouble for the sake of God’s kingdom. Learn more.

Location & Housing

Book your hotel room for EAD’s 2019 National Gathering or find resources for alternative housing in the DC area.

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.

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!

#EAD2018 Lifted Up Calls for Justice for Migrants, Refugees & Displaced Persons

Hundreds of faith advocates gathered in Washington, D.C. from across the U.S., visiting their elected officials on #EAD2018’s Congressional Advocacy Day.

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Register online for our National Gathering.

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Exhibitors

Find out more about exhibiting at EAD this year and complete your request online!

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Young Adults

18-35 year olds may request a scholarship to attend our National Gathering.

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.

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Recent News

Actions for World Refugee Day 2018

June 19, 2018

It has been almost two months since our annual gathering in Washington, D.C. and our theme & Congressional ask, “A World Uprooted: Responding to Migrants, Refugees and Displaced People,” still speaks to this important moment in our nation’s history.  We have all heard about the horrific actions by the Department of Justice and Homeland Security in separating children from their parents… 

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#EAD2018 Lifted Up Calls for Justice for Migrants, Refugees & Displaced Persons in Washington, D.C.

May 4, 2018

Hundreds of faith advocates gathered in Washington, D.C. from across the U.S. visited the offices of their elected officials on #EAD2018’s Congressional Advocacy Day, Monday, April 23. Supported by calls from remote participants around the country, these advocates raised their voices in Congress for compassion and justice for migrants, refugees and displaced people, both here and around the world. The… 

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#EAD2018 Lobby Day: Call In From Wherever You Are

April 23, 2018

As advocates in D.C. storm Capitol Hill in-person on Monday, April 23, we invite remote participants, informed by our  Congressional Ask , to call into the D.C. offices of their U.S. House representatives and Senators.   If you need to look up the details for your Member of the House or Senators, you may visit https://house.gov and https://senate.gov.     After doing so, the U.S. Capitol switchboard is… 

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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.

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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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