Local Congregations Gear Up For Labor Day

Congregations: Sign up now for Labor Day!For the past 6 years, congregations around the DC metro area, and around the country, have been using Labor Day as an opportunity to remember God’s call to pursue justice, to honor people’s labor and to recall the religious traditions that dignify and celebrate work. Click here to find out how to participate and sign up today!
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rnLast year more then 50 local congregations participated in the annual Labor in the Pulpits, Labor on the Bimah, and Labor on the Minbar program, which is organized by Interfaith Worker Justice of Greater Washington, Jews United for Justice, the Metro Washington Council AFL-CIO and the Northern Virginia AFL-CIO.rn

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rnCongregations participate in a variety of ways: by hosting a guest speaker during or after services, holding a special discussion program, or simply offerring special prayers to raise up workers in our community. Participating congregations receive resource packets including scripture, denominational statements on worker justice, sample presentations, prayers, and bulletin/newsletter inserts.
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