The theme of the meeting is “Caring for the Stranger: The Church Needed Today.”
Registration is required by May 11 to guarantee availability of a meal. The registration fee is $50, or $25 for students. Both fees include lunch.
The meeting includes an ecumenical worship service, networking, fellowship meal, exhibits and the McClain Social Issue Lecture: “Caring for the Stranger: Immigrants, Refugees, Others.”
The lecture will be presented by Tammy Besherse, an attorney with the S.C. Appleseed Legal Justice Center who specializes in immigration issues, and a representative from Refugee and Immigrant Services with Lutheran Services Carolinas.
Check-in begins at 9:30 a.m. The meeting will end at 2 p.m.
The South Carolina Christian Action Council promotes and facilitates dialogue among diverse Christian traditions on matters of belief and practice, advocates for social justice, promotes peace-making, and fosters racial and cultural healing and reconciliation.
The South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church is a member of the Christian Action Council.