EAD 2018: A World Uprooted Workshop Submissions for EAD 2018 Meet the New EAD Director What is Ecumenical Advocacy Days? Location & Housing Support the EAD Young Scholars Fund!

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.”

Workshop Submissions for EAD 2018

For the 2018 EAD National Gathering, the Leadership Team is accepting proposals from past participants and outside groups that want to lead workshops during the conference.

Meet the New EAD Director

Rev. Dr. Leslie Copeland Tune  assumes leadership of EAD ahead of the 2018 National Gathering and Congressional Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C. next April.

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.

Location & Housing

Book your hotel room for EAD’s 2015 National Gathering or find resources for alternative housing in the DC area.

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.

Book Hotel


Book Hotel

Reserve your room for EAD 2018 at a reduced rate.



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

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

Registration Open for EAD 2018: ‘A World Uprooted’

November 14, 2017

EAD’s new director Rev. Dr. Leslie Copeland-Tune and the Leadership Team of Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice announce the theme and background for the organization’s 16th annual National Gathering in Washington, D.C. slated for April 20 – 23, 2018, as registration opens for the annual premier ecumenical Christian advocacy event in our nation’s capital. In addition to… 

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A Fond Farewell and a Warm Welcome

September 14, 2017

EAD Director Doug Grace Steps Down; Rev. Dr. Leslie Copeland Tune Assumes Leadership On Thursday, September 7, members of the leadership team of Ecumenical Advocacy Days, representatives of EAD sponsor and partner organizations and friends gathered in the United Methodist Building on Capitol Hill to bid a fond farewell to Douglas Grace, who served first as coordinator, and then as… 

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PHOTOS: Scenes From EAD 2017 – Lobby Day & Public Witness for a Moral Budget

April 25, 2017

Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2017 – “Confronting Chaos, Forging Community – Challenging Racism, Materialism and Militarism” – culminated with Lobby Day on Monday, April 24. This year EAD participants called on their members of Congress to “to make budget decisions that advance the common good.” As part of a public witness calling for a moral budget that curbs exorbitant Pentagon spending,… 

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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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