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Creating Common Good


A practical conference for economic equality

January 22nd 7pm-9pm
January 23rd
7:45am-5pm
January 24th 8am-4pm

Christ Episcopal Church,
20 Carroll Street, Poughkeepsie

$20 Contribution (Covers 2 Continental Breakfasts & 2 Lunches),

Students Free, Scholarships Available

You are invited to a conference at the Christ Episcopal Church in the City of Poughkeepsie with the focus on exploring issues and ideas related to Economic Inequality and creating lasting change in our community. This conference is open to all community members regardless of faith, nationality, age, or economic status.

This year’s conference takes on the pervasive, overwhelming issue of economic inequality. The speakers have real-world experience making change happen. They will provide us with hopeful, practical tools we can use to make a positive economic impact in your community.

FEATURING via Simulcast:

The Most Rev. Justin Welby: The Archbishop of Canterbury

Cornel West: The Rich and the Rest of Us

Barbara Ehrenreich: Nickel and Dimed; This Land is Their Lands

Robert Reich Former Secretary of Labor (Skype Q&A)


To register for TI2015 email Reverend Cooper Conway at REVCOOPR@GMAIL.COM


This Conference is hosted by Christ Episcopal Church with the co-sponsorship from the Dutchess County Interfaith Council (DCIC) together with several faith congregations and community organizations:

Beulah Baptist Church, First Evangelical Lutheran Church, the Middle Main Initiative of Hudson River Housing, Poughkeepsie Family Partnership, Poughkeepsie Friends Meeting, Poughkeepsie Plenty, St. John’s Lutheran Church, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Poughkeepsie, Vassar College Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, Vassar Temple

For more information about Trinity Institute’s national theological conference including speaker bios, schedule, videos, and more, visit ti2015.org


Peace Concert
Sunday , February 8th, 2pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
67 Randolph Ave., Poughkeepsie

Featuring Storytellers: Janet Carter
, Lorraine Hartin-Gelardi, Kusum Gupta, Adah Hetko, Muriel Horowitz, Karen Pillsworth, Mary Platt, Ron Sopyla

Suggested Donation $10.00 – proceeds to benefit Hudson River Housing



2014-2015 DCIC Oil Purchase Group Contract

DCIC continues to work with Love/ Effron to extend savings on heating oil to Dutchess County houses of worship and non-profits.

The 2014-2015 Oil Purchase Group contract with Love/Effron started September 1, 2014 and ends August 31, 2015.  This year's contract remains the same as the last contract season, visit our Oil Purchase Group page for all the details.

This season we are happy to offer special pricing on propane to our members!

All houses of worship and non-profits who pay for fuel oil or propane are welcome to join the DCIC OPG.  Are you a OPG member and need to re-enroll? Would you like to enroll in the DCIC OPG as a new member? This year's OPG Brochure and Enrollment Form is now available in PDFand you can pay the DCIC OPG membership fee online using Paypal. Have questions about the OPG?  Check out our OPG FAQ.




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