Rev. Alexia Salvatierra speaks on George Fox campus March 3-5

Alexia SalvatierraGeorge Fox University's Center for Peace and Justice invites the public to the 29th annual Woolman Peacemaking Forum, featuring ...

Alexia Salvatierra, pastor and advocate
March 3-5, 2014

The theme of the event is “People of Peace: Effective Faith-Rooted Advocacy"

About Alexia

Faith-Rooted OrganizingRev. Alexia Salvatierra is currently the special assistant to the bishop for welcoming congregations for the Southwest California Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. She also serves as a consultant (training, facilitating, organizing and leading strategic planning) for a variety of national/international organizations, including World Vision USA/World Vision International/Women of Vision, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, the Christian Community Development Association, the Women’s Donor Network, Auburn Theological Seminary, Interfaith Worker Justice, PICO and Sojourner’s.

She is adjunct faculty at the New York Theological Seminary and Biola University, and has lectured at Fuller Seminary, University of Southern California and UCLA. Her first book, Faith-Rooted Organizing, was published by Intervarsity Press in January of 2014.

Schedule of events

Monday, March 3

7-10 p.m.

Missional Ecclessiology
Portland Center Room 265

Alexia will speak in this course at George Fox Evangelical Seminary at the Portland Center in Tigard. Attendance is free and no RSVP is required.

Tuesday, March 4

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Faith-Rooted Advocacy Training Session
with George Fox University Praxis Class
Held at Tilikum Center

Alexia will lead this training session. As attendees must commit to the entire session, those interested must RSVP by email to to attend.

7-9 p.m.

Woolman Peacemaking Forum - Main Evening Session
"Faith-Rooted Organizing: Mobilizing the Church in Service to the World"
Hoover 105

This evening session will be on George Fox's Newberg campus. Attendance is free and no RSVP is required.

Wednesday, March 5

10:40 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Woolman Peacemaking Forum - Main Morning Session at Wednesday Main Chapel
"Faith-Rooted Organizing: Mobilizing the Church in Service to the World"
Bauman Auditorium

Bauman Auditorium is located on the main campus of George Fox University. Attendance is free and no RSVP is required.

For more information on Alexia’s visit or the forum itself, contact Clint Baldwin at 503-554-2685. To learn more about Alexia, click here.

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