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THE JUSTICE CONFERENCE LAUNCHES IN THE UK

17 May 2018

The Justice Conference is being launched in the UK, hosted by the international Christian relief and development agency, Tearfund and partners.

Founded in 2010 in the USA The Justice Conference has become a global movement with events taking place in seven other countries around the world this year, uniting thousands of Christians to explore social justice issues.

The conference will take place on the 2nd - 3rd November 2018 at The Drum at Wembley, London, located in the greenest public buildings in the UK1. The full conference programme will be announced in the upcoming months, speakers already confirmed include: Key Wytsma, The Justice Conference Founder, Pete Greig, 24-7 Prayer Founder, Dr. Ruth Valerio, Global Advocacy and Influencing Director at Tearfund, Professor Robert Beckford, Professor of Theology and Culture in the African Diaspora and Micah Bournes, Spoken Word Artist.

Jo Herbert, Conference Director at The Justice Conference said: "We are so excited to be bringing The Justice Conference to the UK for the very first time. Over two days of worship, keynote talks, creative arts and discussions we'll explore the theology of social justice, wrestle with some of the burning issues of our time and seek God on new ways he is calling the UK church to respond to injustice."

The Justice Conference UK is an event for everyone, from all expressions and denominations of church. For more details and to buy tickets visit www.thejusticeconference.co.uk or join the conversation on Facebook/Twitter/Instagram @justiceconfuk.

Partners confirmed for The Justice Conference UK include the International Justice Mission, Just Love and Kilns College.

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About Tearfund

Tearfund is a Christian relief and development agency and a member of the Disasters' Emergency Committee. Founded in 1968, Tearfund has been working around the world for 50 years responding to disasters and helping lift communities out of poverty. For more information about the work of Tearfund, please visit www.tearfund.org.

About The Justice Conference

The Justice Conference is a global movement encouraging thousands of Christ-followers to live. Founded in the US in 2010, it now takes place in seven countries around the world, exploring the theology of justice and how we can respond practically to the injustices we see in the world.

For more information on The Justice Conference globally: www.thejusticeconference.com  

For more information on The Justice Conference UK: www.thejusticeconference.co.uk 

1. The Drum is built from sustainable materials (including a semi-opaque solar reflecting roof), utilises LED lighting and runs on biofuel - making it 70% more energy efficient than comparable venues.

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