Fair Trade

Fair Trade Products

For calendar 2021, Ascension was the Top Customer in the Equal Exchange interfaith/community customer group of the 1381 Lutheran groups. And, Ascension was ranked #9 among all of the various denomination groups around the country.  (FYI – for calendar 2020, Ascension was 2nd among Lutheran congregations & 14th among the entire group of congregations purchasing Equal Exchange products)  We – Ascension Fair Trade – send out a big, really, really big “THANK YOU” to all of you wonderful Ascension Fair Traders & to our wonderful Ascension Community for your long & strong support of Fair Trade. 

Ascension’s Global Ministries Team offers Fair Trade products at sale events periodically throughout the ministry year. These events feature coffee, tea, nuts, cocoa and chocolate  from Equal Exchange and coffee from LWR/Thrive Farmers Market.  If you missed an event and want to place a special order or need to restock your supply contact our team at .

Fair Trade farmers and artisans are more than producers or suppliers. They are partners. We join with Fair Trade in celebrating Fair Trade partnerships promoting human, economic and environmental justice.

In our Baptism services, the congregation pledges to “help children grow in the Christian faith and life” by teaching them “to care for others and the world God made, and (to) work for justice and peace.” Thank you for teaching by your example.

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