News from EAD

You can learn more about the work and the latest news of Ecumenical Advocacy Days from these stories and review activities related to upcoming and previous National Gatherings. If you have questions about any of the items or are a member of the media and would like to interview anyone mentioned in these news items or follow up with EAD leadership, please contact us

From #EAD2020 Sponsors: Ways to Engage During the Quarantine

From #EAD2020 Sponsors: Ways to Engage During the Quarantine

May 14, 2020

Many #EAD2020 sponsors are offering webinars and new resources designed to help you stay connected and engaged in advocacy during the quarantine. Please see the list below: Acting for Justice while Sheltering in Place Restless and eager to do something for the world? Beginning today, Thursday, May 14, #EAD2020 Sponsor JustFaith Ministries will be hosting a free event every two… 

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Help Shape the Future of Ecumenical Advocacy Days – Complete the EAD Visioning Survey

Help Shape the Future of Ecumenical Advocacy Days – Complete the EAD Visioning Survey

May 12, 2020

Friends: In this time of isolation and gathering restrictions, we are taking some time to vision what the future of EAD might look like in 2022 and beyond. To that end, we are collecting some data from those who have attended EAD in the past or who were hoping to attend EAD for the first time this year. We are… 

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Watch a Recording of the April 27 EAD Webinar and Take Action

Watch a Recording of the April 27 EAD Webinar and Take Action

April 27, 2020

EAD 2020 just finished presenting our Lobby Day webinar, the recording of which is available below and our Facebook page. Ecumenical Advocacy Days’ 2020 conference theme is “Imagine! God’s Earth and People Restored!” As the COVID-19 pandemic lays bare the deeply rooted systemic injustice and institutionalized racism that traps communities of color in cycles of poverty and poor health outcomes,… 

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Register for the April 27 Virtual Ecumenical Advocacy Days Webinar

Register for the April 27 Virtual Ecumenical Advocacy Days Webinar

April 17, 2020

Join Virtual Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2020 for a ZOOM webinar that will prepare us to take online action with members of Congress on what would have been our Lobby Day, Monday, April 27, 2020, 1 pm EDT / 10 am PDT. Register here. Our theme for the 2020 conference now seems almost prescient in light of the global pandemic we… 

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Ecumenical Advocacy Days Needs Your Help!

Ecumenical Advocacy Days Needs Your Help!

April 6, 2020

Were you planning to attend EAD? Did you book a hotel room at the Doubletree? Were you planning to travel to DC to lift your voice with other people of faith?  Will you help us keep going now? Cancelling the 2020 conference means we need your help to cover our fixed expenses and keep EAD’s ongoing movement strong. We already… 

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#EAD2020 National Gathering and Lobby Day Cancelled

#EAD2020 National Gathering and Lobby Day Cancelled

March 17, 2020

Dear EAD Community: It is with great regret that I announce the cancellation of the #EAD2020 in-person gathering, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please keep in mind that cancelling the in-person event does not mean that our hearts and minds will not gather together in an ongoing ecumenical movement for global peace with justice. A team of #EAD2020 planners are… 

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#EAD20 Registration Suspended Due to COVID-19

March 13, 2020

#EAD2020 is facing a complex and rapidly changing situation with COVID-19, both in our local community and around the world. In recent days, the District of Columbia and the state of Virginia declared states of emergency and the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak to be a pandemic. Based on new information, and in the best interests of our… 

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Special Announcement About the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 6, 2020

Dear EAD Community, The Ecumenical Advocacy Days Leadership Team joins in concern and prayer for all those around the world whose health and livelihoods are being impacted by the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19. We are closely monitoring the situation closely and will defer to recommendations, and/or directives from the Public Health Community. As of the release of this post, the Centers… 

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#EAD2020 Welcomes Archbishop Mark MacDonald to the Pulpit

#EAD2020 Welcomes Archbishop Mark MacDonald to the Pulpit

February 20, 2020

Ecumenical Advocacy Days is excited to announce that the Most Reverend Mark MacDonald will preach at our Sunday morning Ecumenical Worship Service, April 26, 2020. Archbishop Mark MacDonald assumed office as the Anglican Church of Canada’s first National Indigenous Anglican Bishop after serving for about 10 years as bishop of the U.S. Episcopal Diocese of Alaska where he was consecrated bishop on September… 

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Invite Your Church, Community and Activism Circles to Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2020

Invite Your Church, Community and Activism Circles to Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2020

February 18, 2020

Dear EAD Community, As I have transitioned into my new role as Director of Ecumenical Advocacy Days, I have been struck anew by the richness that the ecumenical community brings to advocacy work. You have been an ever-present voice for social change and lifting up the voices of those people our society chooses to silence. You have been active locally,… 

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