Upcoming GEM sponsored events
March 2nd, 2017: Sanctuary Coalition information and collaboration session at Riverside Community Church, 11 am to 1 pm.
GEM Inspired Service and Action Award
The 2014 Inspired Service and Action Award was presented to Bethel's DeLona Campos-Davis for her service and action with Bethel and the Columbia Gorge Peace Village.
Gorge Ecumenical Ministries (GEM)
To connect with our larger community and to amplify our work for Peace and Justice, Bethel is an active participant in the Gorge Ecumenical Ministries.
GEM is made up of representatives from many different faith groups in the Gorge. GEM members participate in education and action around various issues of justice.
GEM activities in 2016 included:
Emergency Voucher Program
FISH Food Bank
Hood River Emergency Voucher Program
Hood River Shelter Services
Building Community Connections
Climate Action Network
Martin Luther King Community Celebration
GEM also partnered with the following groups
Columbia Gorge Peace Village
Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon
Faith in Action
Church World Service/CROP Walk
Mount Adams Ministerial Association
Habitat for Humanity