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EAD 2019 Speakers

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

#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.

Get the #EAD2019 Event App

Stay up to date and connected to other advocates at #EAD2019. Download the free event app in the iTunes and Google Play stores for the latest schedule, materials, announcements and more.




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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

#EAD2019 Scholarship Deadline Extended, Initial Workshop Listings Presented

February 8, 2019

The deadline for scholarship applications for young adults (ages 18-35 ONLY) who would like to attend the 2019 Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice has been extended to February 15, 2019.    The scholarships, which are based on need, only apply to partial or full waivers of the registration fee, but will not apply to housing, transportation or food costs (aside from the lunches included… 

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Speakers Announced for #EAD 2019; Action Alert on Government Shutdown

January 24, 2019

Register today for the 2019 Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice Annual Conference, which will be held April 5-8, 2019 in the nation’s capital! Gathering under the theme, “Troubling the Waters for the Healing of the World: #GoodTrouble”, you are invited to join us for this powerful conference which will have advocacy training, ecumenical worship, skills-building and issues workshops, and… 

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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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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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