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Congregations Sharing Strategies on Fair Trade

 

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PRACTICE

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Coffee Sales

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

Alex Weber

773-761-2183

 

Coffee, Tea and Chocolate on sale once a month

Holy Family Inverness

Jacke Wentland

847-477-6127

 

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

Unity Temple UU

Judy Gaietto-Grace

708-383-1554/

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

First United Methodist Evanston

Nancy Hagstrom

847-328-2705

 

Works directly with Higher Grounds and Cooperative in Chiapas

LakeView Presbyterian

Jeff Glenn - 773-248-6352

 

Coffee sales

Old St Pat’s

Marilyn Antonik

773-719-3390

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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

773-719-3390

 

6-week Book Study: Consuming Faith by Tom Beaudoin

curriculum available online www.chicagofairtrade.org

Berry United Methodist Church

Amy Ellison

773-784-3273

 

Workshops: Brewing Justice in our Congregations & Biblical Economics

Chicago Religious Leadership Network: Marilyn McKenna

773-472-1981

 

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

773-710-3390

 

Fair Trade market, December & April

Berry United Methodist

Amy Ellison

773-784-3273

 

Maya Works Sales

Third Unitarian

Marylou Shadle

773-548-0415

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

Advocacy

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

 

Presentations

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

Jeff Glenn - 773-248-6352

Justice Economic Ministries

 

Introduction to Fair Trade DVD

Order at www.transfairusa.org

 

Holiday Pop Up Shop

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