Arlington Interfaith Council

April 16, 2012 Program Information: The National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (NCADP) is the nation's oldest organization dedicated to the abolition of the death penalty. It is comprised of an extensive network representing more than 100 state and national Affiliate organizations and thousands of advocates and volunteers. Its members include families of murder victims, persons from all points on the political and religious spectrums, past and present law enforcement officials and prominent civil and racial justice organizations working to end the death penalty forever. More at www.ncadp.org. 

Priscilla Carey of St Andrew's Episcopal Church, spoke on March 19 about the great need of Arlington Food Assistance Center for fresh fruits and vegetables and how eleven Arlington churches are supplying produce from church gardens. AFAC invites other churches to join their Plot Against Hunger project. Priscilla's blog: http://www.standrewsgrows.blogspot.com/If your church would like to start a garden, AFAC has seeds and expert gardeners who can get you started. Please contact Puwen Lee for more information at puwen.lee@afac.org or 703.845.8486.

Shred for Bread at Little Falls Presbyterian on April 21 from 10-1.  Please bring your personal shredding and a food donation for AFAC (see flier attached)

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, May 12 is the 2nd largest food drive AFAC has in partnership with the Letter Carriers. Member congregations are encouraged to remind parishioners, make signs, leaflet neighborhoods, etc.