More than a Moment!
Just after three o’clock in the afternoon of April 26th, the nearly 40 persons gathered for the “Just Elders” retreat.Stepped to the microphone to declare, “I am in.”
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“We are seniors whose commitment to justice is rooted in our faith and values.“
For the past year or so, a group of us has been meeting virtually on a monthly basis to stay connected, to reflect on the directions of our lives, and to encourage each other in our various efforts for justice. Last month, we met face-to-face for a day and decided to convene a retreat of people with whom we have shared interests and values, who are dear to our hearts and for whom we have great respect.
We envision a national, multi-racial, multi-cultural, faith and value-based movement of seniors (age 50 and above) who are alarmed at the conditions and directions of the United States as evidenced in the recent presidential election and who want to be in community with each other while resisting dangerous political realities and working for a more just society.