First United Methodist Church, 1838 SW Jefferson

Location

1838 SW Jefferson
Portland
,
OR
97201
,
US

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Future Events

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Past Events

Thursday
Apr
10
2014
Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 7:30-9pm
7:30-9pm
Please join us Thursday April 10th when Jen Marlowe, co-author of I Am Troy Davis, and Troy's sister, Kimberly Davis, visit Portland to speak about the impact Troy's struggle has had on those still fighting for justice and an end to the death penalty. Dr. Audrey Terrell, president of Portland's NAACP, will introduce our speakers. Books available for purchase, and opportunity for book signing: I Am Troy Davis was co-authored by Jen Marlowe and Martina Davis-Correia, with help from Troy himself as he awaited execution. Foreword by Sister Helen Prejean. Co-sponsored by Amnesty International Portland Group 48, Oregonians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (OADP), and Kol Shalom Community for Humanistic Judaism. Event free; RSVPs appreciated due to limited space: oregonabolition@gmail.com. For more information, contact Terrie Rodello at tarodello@igc.org.
Saturday
Sep
21
2013
with
350 Pdx
Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 2-7pm
2-7pm
EDIT: We've busted through 40,000!! Think we can get to 50,000 before the day is out? Click here to find an event near you: http://350.org/DrawTheLineKXL ------------------------- We've set a goal of inviting 40,000 people to this event before we Draw the Line on Keystone XL on Sept. 21st -- help reach tens of thousands of people by inviting your friends then passing on the message. Also, click here for a trickster's guide to inviting all of your Facebook friends in a few simple steps: http://bit.ly/15kW8xi On September 21st, we will draw the line to protect our communities from climate change and show President Obama that there is no turning back -- to keep his climate promises, he has to stop Keystone XL and the tar sands. Click here to find an event near you: http://350.org/DrawTheLineKXL http://www.facebook.com/events/689464597748186/
with
350 Pdx
Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 2-4pm
2-4pm
350 PDX, Oregon Interfaith Power & Light, Greenpeace, Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility present: Kathleen Dean Moore, distinguished Professor of Philosophy, environmental ethicist, and co-editor of Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril, speaking on climate activism: “If Your House Is On Fire” Saturday, September 21, 2:00pm First United Methodist Church 1838 SW Jefferson, Portland 97201 Workshops will follow at 3:15. Topics include comment writing for the Longview coal export terminal scoping process, NW fossil fuel exports, and divestment. Getting there: - Blue and Red MAX lines stop at Goose Hollow. - TriMet Bus lines 6, 58 and 68 stop at the church. - Lines 51 and the 63 stop a few blocks away. - Free parking at the Church This is a FREE event. ---- For more information contact Bonnie McKinlay at goto350pdx@gmail.com or 503-705-1943 Sun Magazine interview with Kathleen Dean Moore: http://thesunmagazine.org/issues/444/if_your_house_is_on_fire