Occupy Church

In the predominantly secular Occupy Movement, religion almost seemed out of place. However, for many people of faith in Washington, D.C., Occupy provided an opportunity to become more socially engaged. At the beginning of the movement, a group known as Occupy Church provided spiritual sustenance to protesters and served as a peacekeeping force in the camps. It later became its own ecumenical movement seeking to revive social justice practices specifically within the Christian tradition.

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