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Carroll Cafe — Friday, March 9th: Guy Davis

GUY DAVIS has spent his musical life carrying his message of the blues around the world, from the Equator to the Arctic Circle, earning him the title “An Ambassador of the Blues.” His work as an actor, author, and music teacher earmark him as a renaissance man of the blues. What music and acting have in common, he explains, “is that I don’t like people to see the hard work and the sweat that goes into what I do. I want them to hear me and be uplifted.”

Doors open at 7:00 PM.

Tasty treats available in the kitchen!

Show time is 7:30 PM.

Make your reservations now at the Carroll Café website.

 

We the People film series: Don’t Tell Anyone

We the People film series presents

DON’T TELL ANYONE

Friday, February 23rd at 7 PM
at Seekers Church
ABOUT THE MOVIE: Since the age of 4, Angy Rivera has lived in the United States with a secret that threatens to upend her life: She is undocumented. Now 24 and facing an uncertain future, Rivera becomes an activist for undocumented youth with a popular advice blog and a YouTube channel boasting more than 27,000 views. She steps out of the shadows a second time to share her story of sexual abuse, an experience all too common among undocumented women. Don’t Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie) follows Rivera’s remarkable journey from poverty in rural Colombia to the front page of The New York Times. A co-presentation with Latino Public Broadcasting.
This event is a collaboration with the award-winning documentary series POV (www.pbs.org/pov).
Come watch the movie and join in the discussion afterwards.
We the People is a project of the Interfaith Sacred Conversation on Race & Diversity

Seekers Church Endorses Boston Declaration

Seekers Church endorses the Boston Declaration, a prophetic appeal to Christians of the United States. It was initially signed by 300 theologians and religious leaders who were in attendance at the 2017 meeting of the American Academy of Relgion/Society of Biblical Literature, and has subsequently been signed by over 1000 more throughout the US. The Declaration begins:
As followers of Jesus, the Jewish prophet for justice whose life reminds us to, “Love your neighbor as yourself” (Mark 12:31) we hear the cries of women and men speaking out about sexual abuse at the hands of leaders in power and we are outraged. We are outraged by the current trends in Evangelicalism and other expressions of Christianity driven by white supremacy, often enacted through white privilege and the normalizing of oppression. Confessing racism as the United States’ original and ongoing sin, we commit ourselves to following Jesus on the road of costly discipleship to seek shalom justice for the least, the lost, and the left out. We declare that following Jesus today means fighting poverty, economic exploitation, racism, sexism, and all forms of oppression from the deepest wells of our faith.
Go to thebostondeclaration.com to read the full Boston Declaration and add your signature.

32 Years of Thanksgiving Generosity

As they approached Thanksgiving in 1985 the Browne family, members of Covenant Christian Community, assembled three baskets, each containing just a turkey and a few extras, as gifts for households in need.

Thirty-two years later, this generosity has grown into an outstanding legacy, providing the ingredients of a Thanksgiving dinner for many families of 4, plus basic food items for each family such as tuna, fresh fruit, eggs and more. Started by Covenant, this project has been embraced by local churches Pavilion of God and Seekers.

Film Night at Seekers: The Best Democracy Money Can Buy

We the People:

A Film Series to Promote
Conversation about Race & Diversity

Join others interested in cultivating relationships across
racial & societal divides to build an inclusive community

7 PM, Friday, October 20, 2017
@ Seekers Church 276 Carroll Street NW Takoma, DC

(you are welcome to bring a brown bag dinner-we’ll bring the popcorn!)