Washington State has an involved and concerned progressive religious community. They will make their presence known in Olympia tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan 29, 2006 – Faith Advocacy Day.
Sponsors of Faith Advocacy Day include the Lutheran Community Services Northwest, LATCH, Earth Ministry, Compass Center, The Church Council of Greater Seattle, Friends Committee on Washington Public Policy, Washington Association of Churches, Associated Ministries, and the Religious Coalition for the Common Good.
The lobby day will begin with registration at 8:30 A.M. at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepard at 1601 North Street in Olympia. A map of where the church is can be found on the website for the Faith Advocacy Day. The morning agenda will include discussion of issues and legislation dealing with Homelessness and Housing, the Environment, Hunger, Economic Justice, and Criminal Justice and Immigration.
Activities in the afternoon will include meeting with legislators to discuss the priorities of the progressive faith based community.