Red Church Conference

September 5, 2014 admin Arts & ActionsComments Off


Faith Communities Walking Our Talk Together
Conference and Ministries Fair
September 5, 2014 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM at Calvary Episcopal Church
532 Center Street, Santa Cruz, CA
Reception and Ministries Fair to follow
Sponsored by Association of Faith Communities (AFC)
Learn About the Faith Community Response to Poverty & Human Suffering in Santa Cruz County

Come, share with us as we explore:

Programs that Build Community

Options for providing shelter

Solutions for veterans
Treatent for drug and alcohol addiction
Support for those living with mental illness
Solutions for children coming out of the foster care system
Services to those who are about to lose their housing
Services to those who cannot pay utility bills
Transitional housing
Low income housing

Conference Speakers include:
Speakers from the Faith Community:
Rev. Cordelia Strandskov – Peace United Church of Christ
Rev. Steven DeFields Gambrel – The Circle Church
Dr. Steven Stiles – New Life Center Church
Rev. Ron Scadina – Santa Cruz Revival
Fr. Joel Miller – Calvary Episcopal Church
Jim Young – Community Covenant Church
Deacon Patrick Conway – Resurrection Catholic Community
Rev. Jonathan Rosen – Universal Church of Baba’’s Kitchen
Rev. Jay Pierce – United Methodist Church
Paul Seever – Trinity Presbyterian Church
Irene Lennox – Holy Cross Food Pantry

Learn about efforts to end homelessness Speakers from the Community:
• Permanent supportive housing
• 180/2020 – ending chronic homlessness by 2020
• Smart Solutions to Homelessness
Don Lane – Smart Solutions Leadership Council
Megan Joseph – United Way
Peter Connery – Applied Survey Research
Phil Kramer -180/180 and 180/20