As part of the United Church of Christ’s Our Faith Our Vote campaign, Plymouth UCC in Des Moines is holding a series of educational Zoom webinars on “Creating God’s Kingdom on Earth”. Speakers will re-imagine a better world – for economic security, the environment, public safety, and for welcoming migrants and refugees.
Webinars are scheduled on Zoom from 6-7 p.m. on Wednesdays from September 9 through October 7. Follow this link to join each of the webinars https://zoom.us/j/96425536868. No preregistration is needed. All are welcome!
- September 9 – Reimagining a Better World After COVID-19 – Lessons Learned from the Great Depression. Speakers: Sheena Thomas and George Dorsey, A Mid-Iowa Organizing Strategy leaders.
- September 16 – Re-imagining an America with Economic Security. Speakers: Natalie Robinson and Ayisha Al-Hassan, Co-Chairs of the Iowa Poor People’s Campaign.
- September 23 – Re-imagining a World that Cares for Creation. Speaker: Rev. Brooks Berndt, UCC Minister for Environmental Justice.
- September 30 – Re-imagining an America that Welcomes Immigrants and Refugees. Speakers: Noel Anderson, UCC National Immigration Collaborative and National Grassroots Coordinator, Church World Service and Alejandro Ortiz, Community Organizer, American Friends Service Committee.
- October 7 – Re-imagining Public safety. Speaker: Erin Lain, J.D., Ph. D., Associate Provost for Campus Equity and Inclusion, Professor of Law, Drake University.