Compass

May – July 2014 Compass is traveling to Bethlehem, Palestine to work with the Diyar Dance Theatre! Check out our website to read more and to donate: www.compass-collective.org

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After Hours Poetry Festival

Casa Blanca Library presents AFTER HOURS Poetry Festival April 18 at 7pm in the Community Room of the Casa Blanca Library Come celebrate National Poetry Month with the young poets of Casa Blanca and the Nationally Best-Selling poet Nikki Grimes along with some of her friends.  Hear them read poetry and perform spoken word in […]

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Posted by Debbie Wright
Palestinian Food and Fellowship Night

Palestinian Food and Fellowship Night! Sunday, April 13 at 3:00pm RiverBend Commons! 1072 Riverbend Drive Corona, California You were invited by Elizabeth Malone My house. 1072 Riverbend Drive, Corona, CA, April 13th. Come have homemade hummus, babaganoush, and treats.   Hear about my plans this summer, meet awesome people, hear stories from a Palestinian, and enjoy […]

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Posted by Debbie Wright
Asset Based Community Development

You are invited to participate in an Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) training session with John McKnight, Co-Director of the ABCD Institute and Professor Emeritus of Communications Studies and Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University.  This training is being funded by a grant received from the Davenport Institute as part of the 26 in […]

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Posted by Debbie Wright
Organizing 101

The Inland Communities Organizing Network (ICON), an affiliate of the Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF) is offering, at no cost, training on the principles and practices of broad-based organizing. Like community organizing, IAF’s broadbased organizing enables congregations and other people-focused institutions to work for significant and systemic change in the public arena of their communities and […]

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Something About That Name

Compass/ A Performance Collective presents another performance of SOMETHING ABOUT THAT NAME April 22 at 6:45 pm at the Wallace Theatre at California Baptist University.

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Fulfilling the Great Commandments Requires Creation Care

Many of my friends in the evangelical movement think “creation care” is a ruse for public policies such as “cap and trade” taxes or dismantling nuclear energy systems or perhaps even worse, making common cause with “tree-huggers” and pantheists.  For many of my friends in the evangelical movement, the earth exists as humanity’s plaything.  Many […]

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Creating a Caring Relationship with Creation

The phrase “creation care” has gained traction in the Christian lexicon in recent years.  Is it just another fad?  The practices of knowing God as creator and of understanding ourselves as part of creation, not the center of it, are as ancient as our faith.  Though modern by biblical standards, bicycles offer us ways to […]

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Creation Care + Theatre = ?

What does creation care have to do with theatre? As I reflect on my love of God’s creation and the daily acknowledgement I give it through my own awareness of water usage, recycling, composting and reflection on His beauty, I begin to wander in my imagination, attempting to relate creation to theatre. To be honest, […]

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Posted by Debbie Wright