As we begin 2021 we wanted to share again each new member’s photo and bio so that if you see them pop up in the comments during online worship, or at a church program, (and eventually, dear GOD, when we meet in person) you’ll know them a bit better.
Due to the state of our nation, we are opening the Sanctuary for prayer on a limited basis, Tuesday (today), Wednesday, and Thursday, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. Depending on how that goes, we may expand into next week.
We cannot allow destructive rage to distract us from the root of the rage: injustice, the terrors of being black in a racist society, a system that favors and privileges some of us while demeaning and murdering others of us. The fact is that people don't revolt just just because...they revolt when circumstances have grown revolting. The rage we are seeing across the country is borne of genuine desperation. The pandemic just added more fuel to a smoldering heap of desperation.