Faith, politcs & culture this weekend at Christ Church at Grove Farm

Written by Ann Rodgers on .

Christ Church at Grove Farm, an independent evangelical church in Ohio Township (near Sewickley) is holding a June 4 conference on the possibilities and limits of efforts by faith groups to change the culture through political and social activism.

The main event is "Salt & Light 2011" on Saturday, June 4 from 8:30 a.m. to noon.. Speakers include the Rev. Kenyn Cureton, vice president of church ministries for the Family Research


Council, Michael Geer, president of the Pennsylvania Family Institute and Randy Wenger, chief counsel of the Independence Law Center.

The Rev. Cureton will speak on why churches should develop Culture Impact Teams; Mr. Geer will speak on opportunities in Harrisburg to oppose abortion and support the stance that marriage can only be between a man and a woman.Mr. Wenger will speak on the legal limits of church involvement in political activity.

Registration costs $15 per person or $20 per couple, with free tickets for pastors.To RSVP for the Salt & Light conference call 1-800-FAMILY or 717-545-0600.

In addition, the Rev. Cureton will preach on "Standing for Faith, Family and Freedom" on Sunday, June 5, at the church's 9 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. services. He will also speak during the 10:15 a.m. adult education hour on "Government: Five ways Christians can have a positive impact."


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