How does faith translate into active citizenship? Join us at 7 pm in UPC's sanctuary on 4 consecutive Wednesday evenings this fall to explore this question with panelists who are deeply faithful to Christ and deeply engaged in public life –from all 'sides' of our current political debates.
Oct 5 – Forming and Practicing Faithful Political Positions
Ron Sider, Ph. D (Co-Founder, Evangelicals for Social Action, seminary professor, and author “Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger” and “Just Politics”) and the Honorable Edmund C. Moy (former director of US Mint, special assistant to the president for presidential personnel at the White House)
Oct. 12 -- Why Be Personally Engaged in Politics?
Oct. 19 – Faith in Action: Engaging Local Issues
Dan Satterberg (King County Prosecutor) on criminal justice reform, with Stew Bowerman (UPC Associate Director of International Ministries) on personal involvement in racial justice; and Brian Chandler (Union Gospel Mission leader of Men's Outreach & Jungle outreach team) on homelessness.
Oct. 26 – Immigration, Ethnic Diversity & Worship
Dr. Joe Castleberry (President, Northwest University and author of “The New Pilgrims - How Immigrants are Renewing America's Faith and Values”), and worship that reconciles, led by David Bailey of Arrabon, an organization based in in Richmond, VA, that equips the church to reflect the diverse kingdom of God (www.arrabon.org).