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Christian Associates of Southwest Pennsylvania is co-sponsoring several upcoming events that may be of interest.  Please share the following information as you see fit in your newsletter, e-news, social media, or other venues?  Longer press releases and artwork are also available for all the following items from Christian Associates.


BREAD FOR THE WORLD HUNGER ADVOCACY WORKSHOP - Sunday, April 23, 1-4 p.m. at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, 616 N. Highland Ave, Pittsburgh. Learn effective strategies to advocate for just and merciful  policy to end hunger. More information and registration available at http://bit.ly/Bread2017.


TRINITY INSTITUTE: WATER JUSTICE - Friday-Saturday, April 28-29 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1066 Washington Rd, Mount Lebanon. Watch video presentations from church, political, and academic leaders addressing water access and pollution from a theological perspective; engage in small groups and commit to future action. More information and registration available at http://www.stpaulspgh.org/blog/trinity-institute-2017-water-justice/


THRIVE 2017: MINISTRY ON THE EDGE - Sunday, April 30-Tuesday, May 2 at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Green Tree. Keynote speakers at this conference include Sara Miles, author of Take This Bread andCity of God; Peter Rollins, author of The Divine Magician and How (Not) To Speak of God; Kevass Harding, author of Can These Bones Live: Bringing New Life To a Dying Church; and hip-hop artist Drew Smith. For more information and to register before April 10, visit www.thrive2017.us


PITTSBURGH PASTORAL CARE CONFERENCE - Friday, May 5, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Christ Church at Grove Farm, 249 Duff Rd, Sewickley. Keynote speaker Pastor David Kornfield, Ph.D., an international leader in the field of clergy wellness, speaking on “Helping Healthy Churches Grow by Cultivating Healthy Pastors.” Thirty workshops address the opiate epidemic, dementia, eating disorders, spiritual direction, and many more topics. More information and registration available at www.pghpc.org.