Post-Assembly Rally at the Iowa Capitol
The justice ministries of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) including participants from Disciples Public Presence, Disciples Center for Public Witness, National Benevolent Association, Disciples Alliance Q and more will be making their voices heard in Des Moines. Ecumenical and interfaith partners in the area are also being invited. Some ecumenical partners include Interfaith Alliance of Iowa, One Iowa, We Are Church Confessing; Iowa Poor People’s Campaign, Indigenous Iowa and Seeding Sovereignty, and the Iowa Sanctuary Movement.
Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, co-leader of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, is expected to speak. Other members of the Poor People’s Campaign are expected to be in attendance including Rev. Dr. Alvin Jackson.
Just after the assembly closes at 11 am Wednesday, July 24, at the Iowa Events Center, interested participants can board shuttles or drive to Capitol Hill Lutheran Church, 511 Des Moines Street, Des Moines, IA 50309, for a preorderred box lunch and sign-making. Shuttle service available to rally location and from rally location back to convention center where you can transfer to hotel shuttles.
The action will occur around noon.
Lunch provided by the Taza Mediterranean Grill: 2018 Food Truck Throw Down Award Winner. Refugee owned and operated. Lunches must be ordered by July 22.
Sha-war-ma Grilled Wrap with fries
Your choice of Grilled Chicken, Grilled Steak, Falafel (vegetarian) filling
Mediterranean Salad: with your choice of:
Chicken, steak or Falafel (vegetarian) topping
Both choices include homemade Pistachio Baklava and water in eco-friendly containers
You can also sign up to attend the Advocacy, Activism and Organizing for Justice workshop Monday afternoon.