On Sunday, Deacon Julie, Pastor Sullivan, Pastor Ken and I met several other Calvary Church friends and about 250+ others on the steps of ERUCC to declare our response to the Alt-right, white supremacy protests that took place on Saturday in Charlottesville. We were glad to join with others to say that hate has no place here in our community. I hope that as a community of faith, Calvary Church might take the lead in fostering mutual understanding and work across the racial lines that so often have divided us from one another.
Something I read this summer struck me as particularly troubling. It identified three main factors that continue to make
I am glad that we have started (once again) a practice of working with Asbury United Methodist Church and I look forward to the ways that both congregations can benefit from the connection. I am reminded of the song that in our hymnal
“In Christ, there is no east or west,
in him no north or south,
but one great fellowship of love,
throughout the whole wide earth.”
We ourselves may not be able to make this happen, but we know the One who can. It begins with you and me.
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