MFSA spring event looks at law and justice


Rev. Neal Christie, from the General Board of Church and Society, and Portland Attorney Elden Rosenthal will be the speakers for the Oregon-Idaho Methodist Federation for Social Action’s spring event.
Rule of Law as a Tool of Christian Justice: the intersection of civil law and social principles will be their topic for the gather on Friday evening, March 22.
Rosenthal is a retired Portland attorney who was part of the team from the Southern Poverty Law Center that secured a $12.5 million judgment against the White Aryan Resistance in 1988 in Portland. He continues to be active in justice issues and is a strong proponent of the Rule of Law as a method for supporting ideals of our political morality. Christie is the Assistant General Secretary for Education & Leadership Formation at the United Methodist General Board of Church and Society
The gathering will be Friday, March 22 at Christ United Methodist Church in Cedar Mills, just west of Portland. Come at 6:30 p.m. for a light snack, and the program time will begin at 7:00 p.m. with presentations from both speakers and time for questions. Registration is free to current MFSA members and $10 for non-members ($15 at the door). You can join MFSA, renew your membership, or register as a non-member via the website, oimfsa.org.