A Word of Lamentation for Charlottesville, VA.
Words fail when I attempt to describe the despair that engulfed me upon the learning of the tragedy of violence and murder in Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend. Labels such as domestic terrorism, religious extremism, racism and bigotry, all which are fitting, do not serve to assuage the painful reality that hate’s death-dealing behaviors prevail in our society and nation. To denounce it is an important response but in no way completes the cycle of what is needed to diminish its power… Read more
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2017 Reconciliation Ministry Special Offering Theme:
“Everyone has a Story” Matthew 13:10;13
“When we have insight about one another’s journey, we are less inclined to deny one another’s humanity.”
Rev. April G. Johnson, Executive Director/Minister of Reconciliation
The Special Offering will be received in congregations on Sunday, September 24th and October 1st.
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