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ERLC to Host Capitol Conversations Event on the Syrian Refugee Crisis

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WASHINGTON, D.C, Dec. 3, 2015The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention will host a Capitol Conversations event on The Syrian Refugee Crisis: A Christian Response Wednesday, Dec. 9 from 3:00-4:30 PM EST at the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center (CVC), Room SVC 212-210 in Washington, D.C.

Speakers will seek to equip attendees on the legal, policy, pastoral and legislative dimensions of the Syrian refugee crisis and conflict with ISIS.

Capitol Conversation speakers include:

Russell Moore, President, ERLC

Jenny Yang, Vice President of Advocacy and Policy, World Relief

Knox Thames, Special Advisor for Religious Minorities in the Middle East, North Africa, and South/Central Asia, U.S. State Department

Afshin Ziafat, Pastor, Providence Church in Frisco, TX and former Muslim

The event is free for attendees and registration details can be found online.

The Southern Baptist Convention is Americas largest Protestant denomination with more than 15.8 million members in over 46,000 churches nationwide. The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission is the SBCs ethics, religious liberty and public policy agency with offices in Nashville, Tenn., and Washington, D.C.

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