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Event Date: 
Saturday, November 12, 2016 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Rev. Sam Brannon will co-lead a presentation on Advocacy with Ruth Hoffman at the Border Conference Missional Gathering 2016 on November 12.

Rev. Brannon will also preach and lead Adult Education at Peace Lutheran Church, El Paso, on November 13. Service begins at 9AM, and Adult Education begins at 10:15AM.

Event Date: 
Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 5:00pm to Monday, November 7, 2016 - 7:00pm

Congregational Outreach Specialist Scott Atnip will join the Wesley Foundation in Stephenville to discuss health advocacy, November 6, 2016.

For more information, contact Scott Atnip.

On November 2, 2016, Texas Impact and TXIPL staff joined John Hill, Assistant General Secretary of the United Methodist General Board of Church and Society, to discuss climate sustainability and the U.N.'s upcoming 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP 22). Policy Analyst Imaad Khan discussed the history of global climate negotiations, including an overview of last year's agreement in Paris, which goes into effect on November 4.

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Next week, government officials, observers, and civil society stakeholders gather in Marrakech for the COP 22 climate negotiations to make major strategic decisions about the global response to climate change. Texas Interfaith Power and Light joins religious leaders and organizations around the world in praying for negotiators and encouraging people of faith to become actively involved in climate stewardship. Here are some resources to help you begin that conversation in your community.

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On Wednesday, October 26, 2016, the Senate Finance Committee met to discuss the funding needs proposed by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) to ensure timely contact with children at immediate risk of abuse or neglect, and other proposals to improve child safety.

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