#JusticeYEG

Believers who serve in compassionate and justice ministries in Edmonton will gather this fall for a conference that is designed to encourage and inspire. More than a simple conference, this is the beginning of a local conversation about needs and resources, and an invitation for all of us to participate in God’s mission of justice.

RickTobiasOur featured speaker is Rick Tobias, who has served at the Yonge Street Mission in downtown Toronto for 30 years. In three sessions, Rick will discuss the role of justice in seeking the Kingdom, the emphasis on justice in scripture, and the example and teaching of Jesus on this issue.

Numerous other speakers and presenters will address related topics and issues, and the great hope of conference organizers is that this will be a time of discussion. #JusticeYEG is, in fact, the start of a local conversation about justice.

This event will take place November 15-16, 2013 at First Baptist Church – everyone is welcome.

SCHEDULE

Friday, November 15

7:00 PM

Rick Tobias:
Rooting Justice in Kingdom Values

Saturday, November 16

9:00 AM -- Plenary Session

Rick Tobias:
From Moses to James: Benchmarks for Justice

10:30 AM -- Breakout Sessions

Ray Aldred:
A Quest for Intimacy and Solidarity: Aboriginal Justice

Jonathan Nicolai-deKoning:
Restorative Justice and Welcoming Churches

Kate Quinn:
Turning Points: Working for Positive Change

12:00 Noon
Lunch (provided)

1:00 PM -- Breakout Sessions

Bob McKeon & Sister Mary Clare Stack:
Housing and Homelessness

HIV Edmonton:
HIV/AIDS and the Church: What We’ve Learned and How to Move Forward Together

Randy Haluza-delay
Creation Care

2:30 PM -- Discussion: Every Voice Heard

3:00 PM -- Closing Plenary Session

Rick Tobias:
Jesus: Compassion, the Multitudes and Justice

 

This event will take place at First Baptist Church in downtown Edmonton (10031 109 St NW). The early-bird registration rate for #JusticeYEG is just $29.99 until midnight on October 31st, then it becomes $44.99 per person. To register, simply fill out the online form here and pay using our secure payment system (accepts major credit cards). You can also register in person at Taylor or at the door, and you can register by phone by calling the Taylor office: 780-431-5200.

Want to help promote this event?

Download a brochure here.

Download a poster here.