SOCIAL JUSTICE EVENTS BY MERCY VOLUNTEER CORPS
Join Mercy Volunteer Corps as we explore social justice issues that are prevalent in our world today. Events will specifically focus on the Critical Concerns of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas and include Immigration, Non-Violence, Earth, Women, and Anti-Racism. Speakers will facilitate these sessions and help participants learn more about these areas and how we can be better advocates for social justice.
September 23, 2020: Immigration Alumni Patricia Grace, Joe Farmer, and Quetzalli Rocha will discuss immigration justice for MVC’s first event in the Social Justice Series. The panel will share their experiences as Mercy Volunteers serving at Catholic Migration Services and Women’s Intercultural Center. All three have continued careers in immigration and will passionately share stories and perspectives on challenges faced by immigrants and what we can do to be advocates for justice.
November 17, 2020: Non-Violence more details to follow.
January 26, 2021: Earth more details to follow.
March 16, 2021: Women more details to follow.
May 20, 2021: Anti-Racism more details to follow.
SPIRITUALITY EVENTS BY MERCY VOLUNTEER CORPS
Join Mercy Volunteer Corps in deepening your spirituality. All faith backgrounds, traditions, and spiritual identifiers are welcome! We host a variety of events from meditation to bible study, Mercy spirituality to inter-faith dialogue. All events are hosted on the Zoom platform where participants will be seen and heard in order to engage in conversation. Questions can be directed to staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 13, 2020: Yoga & Meditation 8pm EST Mercy Volunteer Corps alumna, Jessie Biser, will be leading a restorative yoga and meditation session for the Mercy Community. Jessie served at Good Samaritan Clinic in Savanna in 2014-2015. She is an E-RYT 200 Yoga Instructor and is passionate about helping others develop a healthy lifestyle. Join MVC in this practice for mind, body, and spirit for all levels of experience.
December 6, 2020: Discernment more details to follow.
February 17, 2021: Scripture Study more details to follow.
April 19, 2021: Earth & Nature more details to follow.