Good Friday March is April 6

Every year, activists take to the streets to mark the crucifixion day and note how peoples' suffering continues. They mix bible quotes with facts and figures from today's problems, and it's pretty effective. Besideas, they are good people to know. They write:

The Dallas Area Christian Progressive Alliance E-Newsletter  

April 2012                                                                                

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Prayers for our neighbors who suffered the loss of their homes in this week's storms.

Walk with us this Friday, April 6 Good Friday Walk to remember Jesus' teachings on the day of his death
(more details below)

Join us to walk or meet us at the walk's end.  For a route map, click here. All times are approximate.

10:00am Gathering at Young and Harwood at the chapel garden at First Presbyterian Church - reflection by Rev. Joe Clifford of First Presbyterian: 1 Corinthians 1: 18-25. "Are we perishing or are we being saved?"  

10:15am The walk begins 

10:20am "Who do we walk with?" A meditation and walk instructions based on the words of Dr. Ruben Habito delivered at our 2010 Good Friday Walk. Main Street Park, Harwood at Commerce/Main 

10:35am "Healing our broken world." A meditation on wealth, greed, inequality and violence.   Pegasus Plaza, Main at Akard. 

Between 10:45am and 11:00am Arrive at the flagpole in front of City Hall for final remarks and prayer from Rev. Eric Folkerth of Northaven United Methodist Church.

Take public transportation: Light rail stops at the St. Paul station (6 blocks from First Presbyterian) with bus service down Harwood. The Convention Center station is close to City Hall for return trips. For more details and trip planning assistance, go to: DART

For more information, email or call  214/333-7577.

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Upcoming Events

Next Dallas Area Christian Progressive Alliance Monthly Meeting

Saturday, April 14, 2pm
Northaven United Methodist Church, 11211 Preston at Northaven


Faith Voices on Justice Series

Thursday, April 26, 7pm
Joerg Rieger 
Wendland-Cook Endowed Professor of Constructive Theology
Perkins School of Theology, SMU 
Speaking on Christianity and the Occupy Movement 

Northaven United Methodist Church, 11211 Preston at Northaven



Also coming up:

Help needed in union organizing drives (will have particulars soon)

Saturday at noon, celebrate anniversary of Occupy Dallas in Pioneer Park

April 11, 7 PM: Regular Jobs with Justice planning meeting at 2218 E Main in Grand Prairie. everybody invited.

April 14: "99%Spring Training" See for details on your closest one.

April 16: "Tax the rich" protests at Dallas' main post office starting 11 AM (I think).

May 8-18th or 19th: Help oppose the latest (and worst) "free trade" agreement in Dallas!



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