Crossroads – Des Moines

a civility project of the Interfaith Alliance of Iowa

OUR LIBERTIES WE PRIZE:
CHALLENGES TO OUR FREEDOMS

 

 

MARK STRINGER
Executive Director, ACLU of Iowa

 


OCTOBER 20, 2017

11:45 am – 1:00 pm
PLYMOUTH CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
Waveland Hall
4126 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines

$10 per person (payable at the door) — includes lunch

At the October Crossroads, Mark Stringer will reflect on what he has learned since leaving his 16-year ministry at First Unitarian Church of Des Moines to take the helm of the ACLU of Iowa. He’ll share his thoughts on the civil liberties challenges facing Iowans this season and in the coming year.

Mark Stringer began as Executive Director of the ACLU of Iowa in May 2017, following a 16-year tenure as the Senior Minister of the First Unitarian Church of Des Moines. He has been a leader in Central Iowa including serving as the founding board chair of Project IOWA, an AMOS-instigated 21st-century workforce development initiative, and as a board member of the Interfaith Alliance of Iowa, including two years as chair.  In 2007 Mark had the honor of officiating at Iowa’s first legally recognized same-sex wedding. He lives in Des Moines with his wife and their two daughters.

RESERVATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17.
Please email 
info@interfaithallianceiowa.org or call 515.279.8715. If you make a reservation and are unable to attend, payment for your reservation is appreciated if you do not cancel by the Tuesday deadline.

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Crossroads is a monthly gathering of Interfaith Alliance of Iowa. An opportunity to learn, to participate in civil dialogue, and to discuss issues at the crossroads of religion and politics.