At Bethany we believe that Jesus calls us to speak out and work for justice for all people, for peace around the world, and for God's Creation. Here are some of the social justice activities we have taken part in recently, and upcoming action opportunities. Please watch this space, and consider joining us at the the next event!
On Saturday, January 21st, there were many Women’s Marches in the Bay Area - sister marches to the Women's March in Washington, D.C. - including in San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose. Bethany members and friends attended the marches in places all over!
This is a national movement for everyone who stands for human rights, civil liberties, diversity, and compassion for our shared humanity.
We stood for tolerance, decency, shared prosperity, and democracy by participating on Friday, January 20, from noon – 1 p.m, along El Camino Real, along with protesters in San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara counties.
After gathering at the church on Thursday, Jan. 19th at 7 p.m. to make signs for the event, the Bethany group met in front of San Bruno City hall with our church banner.
See more photos from the day here!
On Earth Day, April 22, 2017, people all over the world will march in support of science, scientists, and evidence-based policymaking. The March for Science is the first step of a global movement to defend the vital role science plays in our health, safety, economies, and governments.
There are several satellite marches in our area, including San Francisco and Pacifica. See our photos here!
San Francisco March
Start: Justin Herman Plaza, 11 a.m. End: Civic Center Plaza
A rally with invited speaker will start the event at 11:00 a.m. in Justin Herman Plaza. After the rally at approximately 12:30 p.m., we will march down Market Street to Civic Center Plaza, ending with a fair to celebrate science. Details can be found here.
Location: Pacifica State Beach 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM PDT
Join us in the March for Science to demonstrate your concern for science - details are here. We know that "science is everywhere and affects everyone." It is not a partisan issue! We'll march from Linda Mar Beach to Rockaway Beach and back. Come early and enjoy The Pacifica Beach Coalition's Earth Day events - more details here. We'll gather near the beach right after EcoFest ends to start marching!