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Heartland Advocacy in Action

February 8, 2020 @ 8:00 am - February 10, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

This 3-day event, hosted by First Baptist Church in Jefferson City, Missouri, is in partnership with CBF Global, Word & Way, and Churchnet. Christian ethicist and author, David Gushee, will kick off the conference with an overview of his book Moral Leadership for a Divided Age.

The bulk of the conference will be Advocacy 101, focusing primarily on the issues of payday lending and church/state separation. Goals are to develop local networks of competent advocates who can make positive changes in their communities throughout the Heartland.

Registration is $50, which includes a copy of David Gushee’s book and two meals. Lodging additional.

Register online here.

Here is the working schedule for the upcoming Heartland Advocacy in Action workshop:

Saturday, Feb. 8
8:30 a.m. – registration & snacks
9:00 a.m. – welcome, get acquainted
9:30 a.m. – morning devotional– Doyle Sager
10:00 a.m. – ZOOM session with David Gushee on moral leadership
12:00 p.m. – lunch
1:00 p.m. – Afternoon sessions on Johnson Amendment 101, Local Government 101, Insider Perspective on Local Government, When Local Government Won’t Listen, & more.
5:15 p.m. – dinner on your own; free evening

Sunday, Feb. 9
9:30 a.m. – Sunday School session on the Bible & advocacy
10:15 a.m. – worship at First Baptist Church
12:00 p.m. – lunch
1:00 p.m. – Afternoon sessions on State Government 101, How to Testify at the Capitol, When State Government Won’t Listen, Communicating Your Passion, & more.
5:15 p.m. – dinner on your own; free evening

Monday, Feb. 10
8:30 a.m. – morning devotional —  Doyle Sager
8:45 a.m. – Meeting a Legislator 101
9:30 a.m. – head to Capitol for visits with offices of representative & senator
11:15 a.m. – Debrief & reflect together at FBC
12:00 p.m. – Dismiss

 

Details

Start:
February 8, 2020 @ 8:00 am
End:
February 10, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Venue

First Baptist Church, Jefferson City
301 E. Capitol Ave
Jefferson City, Missouri 65101
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Website:
http://www.fbcjc.org