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The Courage to Act On Your Passions

The Courage to Act On Your Passions: First-Plymouth Members Making a Difference
Sponsored by the First-Plymouth Peace and Justice Team

Join together to hear the stories of First-Plymouth members who are making a difference in our community and the world.  Learn how you can make a difference!

Programs start at 6:45 p.m. in Mayflower Hall.

 

Wednesdays:

 

10/3:  Tim Shaw, Hunger and Bread for the World

We can end hunger. But charity, food drives, and backpacks can’t do it all. Our government must also do its part.  Bread for the World is a collective Christian voice urging our nation’s decision makers to end hunger at home and abroad. Learn how you can join a larger effort to end hunger and make a difference.

Tim Shaw is a retired attorney and invested his career in creating opportunities for dignity, equality and empowerment in the lives of vulnerable people in our community

 

10/10:  Lee Ann Heflebower, Homelessness

Across Lincoln every night, hundreds of individuals and families worry about where they will sleep. Learn about the face of homelessness in our community, initiatives to address the issue, and what you can do to help.

Lee Ann Heflebower, Director of Housing & Supported Living at Region V Systems and past-Chair of the Lincoln Homeless Coalition, has spent over 25 years moving people from homelessness to housing.

 

10/17:  Ken Winston, Interfaith Power and Light

Ways to take action on climate change by reducing energy needs, including programs intended to help lower-income Nebraskans.

Ken Winston is the Policy and Outreach Director for Nebraska Interfaith Power and Light, a long-time advocate for Mother Earth and lover of good music.

 

10/24:  Kathy Ward, Medicaid Expansion

The many benefits of Medicaid Expansion will be discussed, including increasing preventive care, saving lives, reducing medical bankruptcies, rescuing rural hospitals, and contributing to the state’s economy. 

Kathy Ward is retired from a 35-year career in public health, during which she administered a number of cancer and chronic disease programs, including Every Woman Matters

For more information contact addie@firstplymouth.org

Earlier Event: October 1
The Table (for Adults 18-25) is Moving!
Later Event: October 3
State of Senior Care in Our Community