Pastors for Peace Potluck – July 17th at 5:30pm

Trinity is hosting a potluck dinner & reception when the Caravanistas arrive in the Fellowship Hall (600 E. 50th St., Austin, TX  78751) at 5:30PM on July 17th. All are welcome to bring a dish and participate in welcoming our travelers prior to the public event at Resistencia at 730pm, Saturday evening.  There will be 3 buses and a 20 foot box truck and approximately 10 Caravanistas arriving in Austin on the way to the border crossing.

On Sunday morning, July 18th, Reverend Smith will be a guest speaker at Trinity United Methodist Church at the morning service.

Reverend Thomas E. Smith Bio information:

Rev. Thomas E. Smith currently serves as the Pastor of the Monumental Baptist Church of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His duties include the senior pastoral responsibilities of a three hundred member congregation. In addition to pastoral duties of the church, Rev. Smith serves as Executive Director of the House of David, Chairman of the Center for Family Excellence and Chairman of Monumental Mission Ministries Inc. Rev. Smith serves on the boards of the Allegheny County Volunteer Board for Emergency Food and Shelter and the Metro-Urban Institute.

Rev. Smith also serves as President of the Board of the Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization/Pastors for Peace, and has traveled with Pastors for Peace to Cuba on many occasions, as well as to Chiapas, Mexico. Rev Smith was one of the members of the caravan who met with ex-president Fidel Castro on the 2009 caravan.

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