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April 2020

Community Call to Action: Protecting Our Community….Lifting Our Voice

April 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

A Virtual meeting: The Current and Future Impact of COVID-19: Census...Youth...Elections Registration Required: HERE  

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May 2020

Tweet Storm to Save Amendment 1 / CLEAN MO

May 4 @ 10:00 am
Zoom
Defend the Win

Last night at our Community Call to Action several of you committed to work on keeping CLEAN MO/Amendment 1 safe from the Missouri Legislature. They are pushing bills that would destroy all our work to end gerrymandering! We will be joining Jobs with Justice and other allies in a TWEET STORM aimed at legislators on Monday, May 4. A TWEET STORM is a sustained period of tweeting to specific targets….like keeping the phone lines jammed. We’ll be starting with an…

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#FREEOURYOUTH Drive-By Action

May 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Youth Services Center, 1839 Hogan St
St. Louis, MO 63106 United States
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This protest is a call during this unprecedented health crisis to release incarcerated children and adults and to protect them from the spread of COVID-19. Drive by the Youth Services Center on Hogan St. to let our youth know we see them and we support them. Families need to know the community believes their children should be home during this pandemic, especially if they are sick. Youth service officials will know: we expect action for the lives of our young people. Metropolitan Congregations United (MCU),…

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June 2020

Jammin’ 4 Justice

June 12 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Zoom

Party with a purpose! We're taking things virtual during the year of Covid-19. Join us from your place for the same great music and raffles we've always had. Bring your own beverages, snacks, and dance moves!! This June 12 virtual concert features music by Nick Gusman (Nick Gusman and the Coyotes), Kip Loui (Diesel Island), and JJ Loui (The High Dives)! All proceeds benefit MCU's work to: *Break the Pipeline: addressing the issues of the school to prison pipeline like…

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July 2020

Jammin’ 4 Justice @ Home: Round 2

July 10 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Zoom

Party with a purpose! We’re taking things virtual during the year of Covid-19. Join us from your place for the same great music and raffles we’ve always had. Bring your own beverages, snacks, and dance moves!! Our July 10 virtual concert features funk, hip-hop, and soul music by DJ Agile One and experimental musical-comedy revue by The Opera Bell Band! Access passes for the July concert will end at noon on July 10 as will extra raffle ticket sales. You…

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The Ballot and the Lynching Tree: Annual Public Meeting…Virtually

July 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The Ballot and the Lynching Tree This is a clear image and truth for people of faith and of reason. On Sunday, July 19 at 3pm, MCU will host its annual public meeting…virtually. We will confront the oppression that has kept us all in the shadow of the Lynching Tree. Racism needs action to be defeated and the choices we make with The Ballot is an action we can all participate in. This year we choose to strengthen the health…

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Virtual Medicaid Expansion Rally

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual/Online
GOTV for Amendment 2

The July 23 Rally gives us an opportunity to join with volunteers from around Missouri who are working to ensure the success of Yes on 2. Since we can't do the usual door-to-door canvassing during the pandemic, phone and text banking from your home are the best ways for us to reach large numbers of voters before Aug 4. Follow the link below for more information and to register. ***When registering, please use HEARTLAND ACTION as the organization when asked for tracking…

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August 2020

National Leadership Development August 8-15, 2020

August 8 - August 15
San Diego, CA

One of the hallmarks of MCU is our dedication to leadership training. We hold trainings throughout the year for our membership, create trainings for individual congregations and participate in national trainings with other affiliates from the Gamaliel Network. Contact an MCU organizer for details.  Mark your calendar for the following:     National Leadership Training II: August 8-August 15 San Diego, CA    

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EXPO St. Louis Chapter Virtual Discussion on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Incarceration

August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual/Online

August 12, 2020, EXPO (Ex-Incarcerated People Organizing) St. Louis Chapter presents a virtual discussion on post traumatic stress disorder among those incarcerated and those transitioning from long term confinement. Join community experts Mataka Askari and EXPO's own Ronnie Amiyn, and Kenneth Clayton for a powerful conversation by and for leaders impacted by mass incarceration.

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National Leadership Training: August 23-28, 2020

August 23 - August 28
Parkville, MO

One of the hallmarks of MCU is our dedication to leadership training. We hold trainings throughout the year for our membership, create trainings for individual congregations and participate in national trainings with other affiliates from the Gamaliel Network. Contact an MCU organizer for details.  Mark your calendar for the following:   National Leadership Training III: August 23 -August 28(Friday end) Parkville, MO

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