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ABOUT

“ Love the Lord your God with all your heart, your soul, your strength, and your mind, and love your neighbor as yourself.”  Luke 10:27

 

The Advocacy Committee seeks to help First Presbyterian learn about the challenges facing our neighbors in Charlotte and to inform the congregation about opportunities for addressing those challenges, both individually and as a church.

 

Mission and Objectives here:

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HOMELESSNESS and HOUSING

Housing stability is a crucial part of upward mobility.  What are the challenges in Charlotte, and how can we address them?

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EQUITY in EDUCATION

Quality education provides opportunities to move out of poverty. What are the barriers to equitable access and how can we help remove them?

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ANTI-RACISM

Anti-racism is active endorsement of policies and ideas, by individuals and institutions, that lead to racial equity.  What steps must we take as a church and as individuals to become anti-racist?

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PLOWSHARES

They shall beat their swords into plowshares” Isaiah 2:4.  Join us as we plow into challenging books and share thoughts about what they mean to us as Christians.

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