223rd General Assembly

Our call is to be movers and shakers within the PC(USA) and beyond, encouraging one another to take seriously God’s call to God’s people to participate in God’s nonviolent work of love, peace, and justice in the world. Advocacy at General Assembly is an important part of answering this call.

 

Overtures

 

PCUSA Walk for a Fossil Free World

The time to divest from fossil fuels is now, and we're taking dramatic action to make that point. Walk with us--or any part of the way--from PC(USA) headquarters in Louisville, KY on June 1 to the start of General Assembly in St. Louis, MO on June 16.

Questions? Contact rev. abby mohaupt (awmohaupt@gmail.com). 

 

Peace Breakfast

The Peace Breakfast at 7:00 AM on June 20 will honor 2018 Peaceseeker Awardees Rev. Dr. William Barber and Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis for their urgent and prophetic work as moderators of the new Poor People's Campaign: A Call for Moral Revival and 2017 Peaceseeker rev. abby mohaupt for her prophetic and pastoral leadership for climate justice. Peaceseekers will speak about their call to people across the country to challenge the evils of systemic racism, poverty, the war economy, and ecological devastation.

Questions? Contact Rev. Emily Brewer (emily@presbypeacefellowship.org). 

 

Progressive Presbyterian Issues Briefing

Join us for breakfast and briefings on all of the issues for progressive commissioners, advisory delegates, and observers on Saturday, June 16, 7:00-9:00 AM at Centenary United Methodist Church (55 Plaza Square, St. Louis). The church is about half a mile from the Convention Center. Transportation will be available for those requesting it. Sponsored by the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship, Presbyterian Voices for Justice, the Israel/Palestine Mission Network, Presbyterians for Earth Care, More Light Presbyterians, and Fossil Free PCUSA. 

 No ticket required but please register in advance here.

 

Hotel 

PPF has a block reservation made at America's Best Value Inn - St. Louis Downtown. To make reservations, call the hotel at 314-421-6556 and ask to be placed in the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship block. The rate is $80/weeknight and $130/weekend night.
 
 

Volunteer

Are you going to GA223 and want to volunteer with PPF? We need volunteers to help with the Progressive Partners Breakfast, the Peace Breakfast on Wednesday 6/20, giving testimony and organizing others to give testimony in committees, staffing the booth in the exhibit hall, and much more! We also hope you'll be able to join our planning calls as we prepare for General Assembly. Please fill out the volunteer form and we'll be in touch.
 
 
Questions? Contact Rev. Emily Brewer (emily@presbypeacefellowship.org).