Other events you might be interested in going to in St. Louis include:
Tell someone you will meet them at the “Meet Me in St. Louis Reception
” on Friday, 5-8 pm in the Convention Center. This free reception, sponsored by the Committee on Local Arrangements, offers great food from St. Louis and a space for coming together with friends new and old
The Progressive Presbyterians Briefing
will be held June 16 at 7:00 am at Centenary United Methodist Church. The event is free but we do request an RSVP online in advance. The briefing is sponsored together by the Israel/Palestine Mission Network, Presbyterian Peace Fellowship, Presbyterian Voices for Justice, Presbyterians for Earth Care, More Light Presbyterians,
and Fossil Free PCUSA
Kick off the week on
Saturday, 9 am at the Convention Center at the Pre-Assembly gathering with Liz Theoharis
who will set the stage for an assembly that takes seriously our call to be a Matthew 25 Church. Theoharis is Co-chair of the New Poor People’s Campaign
which is organizing events across the nation this summer. Learn more about the New Poor People's campaign here.
IPMN Membership Event
at Lucas Park Grille
in downtown St. Louis on Sunday June 17 from 5-7 pm. RSVP here
. Gather with your IPMN friends and family for apps, wine and beer before the GA action gets going!
This GA’s National Middle Eastern Presbyterian Caucus (NMEPC) Dinner and Award Celebration
at the Marriott Grand, Landmark 3 (from 5:30-8 pm) will feature one of the most nationally and internationally honorably known leaders of Middle Eastern Presbyterians, the Reverend Dr. Andrea Zaki, the head of the Protestant Churches in Egypt and the CEO of the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS); the largest and most recognized socioeconomic development organization in all Africa and the Middle East. Dr. Zaki’s address will be focusing on the State of the Church in the Middle East with particular focus on Egypt’s most recent two revolutions and the pioneering contributions of the Presbyterian Church, CEOSS, and Egyptian Chris- tians during this most unsettling sociopolitical time in contemporary Egypt.
Accept the Stated Clerk’s invitation to join him in marching to the St. Louis Justice Center
on Tuesday at 3 pm, starting in the Convention Center, to make a public witness of delivering to the jail the bail money donated in the Opening Worship Service. This is a chance for the Presbyterian Church to get out into the streets in a public call for justice and to stand with those the Gospel calls us to serve. Ministers are invited to bring and wear clergy collars or stoles.