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Contemplative Worship & Communion, Tuesdays, 5 PM

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Worship, October 13, 10 AM
Preacher: Rev. Robert J von Trebra
Music: The Tintinnabulators led by Paula Weitemier
NOTE: Congregational Budget Meeting will be held immediately following worship.

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Adult Education - Social Justice Book Study, October 13 & 20
Join JAWAM on Oct. 13 and 20, 11:15 AM, for our next Social Justice Book Study. This time, we’ll discuss The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border by Francisco Cantu, about the Border Patrol at the Mexican border. This memoir tells the story of a Border Patrol agent who has witnessed the unjust treatment of migrants seeking a better life. Contact Liz Roberts for more information.

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CROP Hunger Walk, October 13 – Join the Boise First Team!
At Julia Davis Park, Agriculture Pavilion, Shelter #2. Sign in – 2:30 PM; Walk – 3 PM
The Ada County CROP Hunger Walk invites you to celebrate CROP Hunger Walk’s 50th Anniversary! CROP Hunger Walks help hunger efforts locally, nationally and globally. 25% of all funds generated from our walk will be designated to the Idaho Foodbank and remain in Idaho to end hunger here. Please join Boise First's CROP Hunger Walk team! Sign up at church or online:  https://www.crophungerwalk.org/boiseid/bfcucc

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Honoring Religious Freedom Today, October 20th, 4 PM
First Presbyterian Church, 950 W State St., Boise
Join us for a panel discussion followed by dinner and facilitated discussions in small groups around tables. RSVP by October 14th so we can plan for dinner. (donations accepted at the event). Email your name and how many are coming to Rev. Andrew Kukla at First Presbyterian Church. Hosted by Interfaith Equality Coalition

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ONGOING COLLECTION FOR INTERFAITH SANCTUARY
Items can be placed in the basket labeled “Interfaith Sanctuary” located in Dining Room.

NOTE: Please do not donate any kind of medication, including aspirin, Tylenol, cold remedies, etc. Interfaith Sanctuary cannot accept donations of any kind of medication.

SPECIAL NEED: Interfaith Sanctuary needs individuals sizes of soap and shampoo. They also need coffee creamer, underwear of every size and cough drops. Thank you, and leave your donations in the basket near the JAWAM bulletin board. 

COLLECTION LIST:
Dental floss, Toothpaste – small, Toothbrushes, Lotions, Razors, Lip Balm, Antiperspirant deodorant, Small bar soaps, Small-sized shampoos, Small-sized conditioners, Q-tips
Tampons, sanitary napkins, Band-aids – all sizes, Shaving cream
Hair items–combs, barrettes, ties, etc.; Socks - Men, Women, Children; Underwear - Men, Women, Children; Diapers - Adults and Kids, especially Size 5 kids
Peanut Butter, Jelly

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"Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Resource Guide"

From the Southern Poverty Law Center: 
Hate in America has become commonplace. What can we do to stop the hate?

 “Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Resource Guide” sets out 10 principles for fighting hate in your community. You can read more about it and download a copy by clicking HERE.

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For more information about these and other activities, download the current Herald (newsletter) available here.

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Communications Manager,
Apr 15, 2016, 10:53 AM