Thursday, March 15
No More Know-Nothing Laws: School Choice in Massachusetts
Hyatt Regency Boston, One Avenue de Lafayette, Boston, MA
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
This event is FREE and open to the public
Pioneer Institute, in conjunction with the Black Alliance for Education Options, Democrats for Education Reform, Harvard University’s Program on Education Policy and Governance, the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, and the Parents Alliance for Catholic Education, will examine the Blaine Amendments as obstacles to school choice and offer strategies for revocation. A panel of experts will be moderated by Thomas Finneran, WRKO radio host and former Massachusetts Speaker of the House.
More Information: http://pioneerinstitute.org/events.php
Saturday, March 17
The Church’s Role in the Health Care Crisis
Mockler Center at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Neither the government, nor the market, will ever solve the health care problem on their own. Healing the sick was central to the ministry of Jesus and his commission to his followers. Christians have been high impact health care givers, hospital founders, and the like. But, sadly, such has not been the case in recent decades. This Saturday, pastors, lay leaders, and health care givers of all types are invited to take in a half-day of serious reflection on what God might have our churches do. For more information and to register, please visit our website.
Women’s Conference “Restore Radiance 2012″
Trinity Evangelical Church, 103 Haverhill Street, North Reading. MA
Marian Jordan, international speaker, author, and founder of Redeemed Girl Ministries is returning as the featured presenter. Learn how God’s invisible hand is always at work with real life application for women of all ages. Jaime Jamgochian is also returning to lead praise and worship, and have a unique session with the youth on “Become a World Changer.” Aimee Coombs will minister in mime, dance, drama and creative presentations.
Friday, March 23, 7:00-9:00pm (Doors open at 6:15pm)
Saturday, March 24, 8:45am – 1:30pm Brunch served.
Tickets: Adults $30 Teens / Students $15 Register today!
Tuesday, March 27
Pro-Family Lobby Day
10:30 to 2:00 pm
State House Room 437
As the budget cycle heats up, and the legislative session winds down, there is still much work to do on Beacon Hill to advance our values. Please come hear from pro-family state representatives, and leaders of the pro-family movement, regarding budget fights we can win, and legislative priorities coming to the floor. Meet YOUR state legislators and other neighboring legislators you might want to support in the fall. Gain a greater understanding of how Beacon Hill works, and how you can help fix it.Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, voting address, email, and phone number to register.
Many of you asked if we would follow up on last week’s email about the drag show for teenagers in Newburyport. After pushback from parents and concerned citizens, the city assured the public that it would not be a drag show, but