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Bread for the World's 2014 National Gathering: Join Us!

Bread for the World members at evening worship at the 2011 National Gathering. (Jim Stipe)
By Rev. David Beckmann
Please join us in Washington, D.C., June 9-10 for Bread for the World's 2014 National Gathering and to celebrate 40 years of working together to end hunger. We have a special $40 anniversary rate to say "thank you" and to encourage you to come.
Our Gathering will take place at Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center and will include exciting speakers, new learnings, and inspiring worship. The official celebration of our 40th anniversary will be a dinner on Monday, June 9. The Gathering will conclude with Lobby Day visits to our members of Congress on Tuesday, June 10. Register for one or all of the events at www.bread.org/40.
When: June 9 to 10, 2014
Where: Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center, 3800 Reservoir Road NW,                 Washington, DC 20007
Hotel reservations may be made by calling 888-902-1606 or booking online. A special rate of $169 per night is available for reservations made by May 6.
Theme: Bread Rising: Working Together to End Hunger and Poverty by 2030
Tentative Schedule
Monday, June 9

Working Together to End Hunger and Poverty by 2030
8:30 a.m.  Registration and Continental Breakfast
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Worshiping, Listening, and Learning Together

40th Anniversary Dinner
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.  Reception and Dinner

Tuesday, June 10

Lobby Day
8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Briefing session followed by pre-arranged visits to members of Congress on Capitol Hill. The day concludes with a reception and worship.

Early-bird registration, before May 6, is only $40 per person (lodging not included).
I look forward to seeing you in June!
Rev. David Beckmann is president of Bread for the World.


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