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Peace and Justice Committee Goals and Objectives

“Advocacy and Involvement are two sides of the same coin of discipleship”

Excerpt from Peggy Hall’s message
PW Sunday Gifts of Women, 3/10/02

The Peace and Justice Committee will work to achieve the following goals:

GOAL #1 - To increase the sensitivity, awareness, and understanding of the
congregation to social issues in the light of Biblical faith.
Objectives: Develop and maintain effective means of communication by :

  • maintaining an accessible webpage
  • providing Legislative Alerts in the Messenger or church bulletin at least once a month
  • highlighting an important social issue during a Sunday Pulpit Announcement at least once every six weeks.

GOAL #2 - To provide leadership to address social issues
Objectives :

  • Select issues for particular emphasis and encourage the congregation to seek out other social justice issues.
  • Provide forums for education and learning by leading adult seminars on appropriate issues.

GOAL # 3 - To challenge the congregation to become advocates through prayer, study and action.
Objectives: Provide opportunities for the congregation to participate in social issues

  • Present at least four ( 4 ) issues per year to the congregation for action through :
    • letters, e-mails, or phone calls
    • contact with the Washington Office of the PC(USA)

 

     

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