Faith Based Social Justice Organizations

Sojourners: Christians for Justice and Peace
Our mission is to articulate the biblical call to social justice, inspiring hope and building a movement to transform individuals, communities, the church, and the world.
http://www.sojourners.com/

Center for Interfaith Action on Global Poverty
Operating at the intersection of faith and development, CIFA is an organization committed to harnessing the potential of the faith sector as a positive force for global development. CIFA does this through increased interfaith coordination, best practices and model sharing, innovative mobilization of resources, and influential advocacy to governments and the general public.
http://www.cifa.org/

Fighting Poverty with Faith
Fighting Poverty with Faith is a diverse coalition of national and local faith organizations dedicated to cutting domestic poverty in half by 2020.  To accomplish this goal, we are working aggressively to focus new attention to the causes of poverty, highlight strategies to reduce poverty, and create economic opportunities.
www.fightingpovertywithfaith.com


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Washington DC Church To Hold Time of Fasting and Prayer For The Peaceful Removal of Donald Trump From Office

Washington, DC, January 22, 2019 —

Church For Black Men and Families has announced that they will be dedicating a sustained time and prayer and fasting (abstinence from food) to seek God for the peaceful removal of Donald Trump from Presidential office. The church’s decision was motivated by the effects of the government shutdown on federal workers.

“We began to get email from furloughed employees requesting temporary work from our church,” says Jomo Johnson the pastor of the church. “When combined with Trump’s immigration policy, response to Charlottesville, and his treatment of minority congressmen and military families, I believe that Trump meets the qualification of the Biblical proverb, “When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan.:

The church is seeking both the religious and non-religious to join in with them in their time of fasting and prayer. A local meetup group has started online along with a online petition/fasting schedule for those committing to dedicate time to abstain from food and pray for impeachment or resignation. Johnson, who went on a hunger strike for suicide awareness last year via NBC, has already set apart two days a week for this cause. The church hope the fast will serve three purposes.

Hasten the resignation or impeachment of Trump.

Seek repentance from Evangelicals and Christians who supported Donald Trump.

Help unite both the non-religious and religious under the banner of justice to help those harmed by Trump’s policies.

The fast is scheduled to begin February 4th and will include a daily video conference stream for those who want to join in the virtual prayer. Those fasting and visitors are also welcome to attend the Church’s Sunday Services and mid-week meetings. For more information, please email http://www.BlackMen.church/contact or call (912) 268-1890 for more information.

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