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Congregations Sharing Strategies on Fair Trade





Coffee Sales

Once a month Coffee Sales managed by the Social Action Committee United Church of Rogers Park

Alex Weber



Coffee, Tea and Chocolate on sale once a month

Holy Family Inverness

Jacke Wentland



Coffee Tea and Chocolate sales every Sunday rolled out on Cart for easy display.

Unity Temple UU

Judy Gaietto-Grace


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Equal Exchange products sold twice each month (coffee,tea, chocolate)

First United Methodist Evanston

Nancy Hagstrom



Works directly with Higher Grounds and Cooperative in Chiapas

LakeView Presbyterian

Jeff Glenn - 773-248-6352


Coffee sales

Old St Pat’s

Marilyn Antonik


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FT Education & Study

Presentation to each parish committee, council & staff regarding use of FT coffee for all events, rectory and school

Old St. Pat’s

Marilyn Antonik



6-week Book Study: Consuming Faith by Tom Beaudoin

curriculum available online

Berry United Methodist Church

Amy Ellison



Workshops: Brewing Justice in our Congregations & Biblical Economics

Chicago Religious Leadership Network: Marilyn McKenna



Difference Between Freetrade & fair trade

Southminster Presbyterian

Lois Strzyzewski 847-537-3981


Making the connection with fair trade and living wage issues (Jobs with Justice

United Church of Rogers Park

Alex Weber 773-761-2183

Craft sales

Twice a year with 10,000 Villages

Old St. Pats

Marilyn Antonik



Fair Trade market, December & April

Berry United Methodist

Amy Ellison



Maya Works Sales

Third Unitarian

Marylou Shadle


Special Events

Developing pledge for becoming fair trade households

Broadway United Methodist Church

Jade Dell 773-327-0449


Valentines Day celebration with fair trade chocolate

Broadway United Methodist

Jade Dell 773- 327-0449


Valentines Day celebration with chocolate & LOVE SONGS

University Church

Sara Pitcher 773-643-4141


Work to oppose free trade agreements through legislative work and direct contact with legislators

Chicago Religious Leadership Network

Marilyn McKenna 773-472-1981


Outreach to supermarkets to stock more fair trade products

United Church of Rogers Park

Alex Weber 773-761-2183


Making the connection with the sweatfree movement

Southminster Presbyterian Church

Lois Strzyzewski 773-537-3981



Hear about a delegation to Chiapas with Higher Grounds/ slide presentation.

Jeff Glenn - 773-248-6352

Justice Economic Ministries


Introduction to Fair Trade DVD

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Upcoming Events

Happy Hour to Celebrate Fair Tuesday
Tue Dec 02, 2014 @04:00PM - 07:00PM

Fair Trade Bazaar @ 4th Pres
Sat Dec 06, 2014 @09:00AM - 02:00PM

Seeds of Change & Winter Market
Sat Dec 06, 2014 @10:00AM - 04:00PM

Fair Trade Bazaar @ 4th Pres
Sun Dec 07, 2014 @09:00AM - 02:00PM

Countryside Church UU Fair Trade Fair
Sun Dec 07, 2014 @10:00AM - 02:00PM

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