Seminar Introduces Young People to Social, Economic Justice

March 19, 2009

New York (UMNS) - Young people seeking greater clarity on issues of social justice are invited to apply to attend the 2009 Living Justice Seminar, June 13-17 in New York.

The seminar program is designed to provide young people ages 20-30 an introduction to a specific topic related to social and economic justice from a faith perspective.

This year's theme is "Eradicating the Diseases of Poverty: Women, Children, and the Struggle for Wholeness," which reflects one of the current priorities of The United Methodist Church. The seminar will focus on the health of women and children in the United States and around the world.

The seminar program is sponsored by the Office of Deaconess and Home Missioner of the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries, and is open to women and men living in the United States.

Application and acceptance are necessary for participation and preference is given to members of The United Methodist Church. Space is limited.

Applications, due by May 1, can be downloaded as a 
pdf file.

For more information, download brochure or contact Becky Louter at
deaconess@gbgm-umc.org or by calling 212.870.3850.