It is important for us to be more aware of the context we are dealing with. This includes an awareness of facts and on-the-ground reality of those who face racism and injustice. It involves an awareness of the discourse and dialogue taking place in society. Without some grounding in context, our reflection can become an […]
Becoming Together as a Beloved Community
A walk through Galatians and Anti-RacismOur mission as a church is to stand in solidarity with the weak and vulnerable. What does this mean in the context of our racialized world and society? Another part of our mission is to seek truth through the gift of Scripture, and to be rooted in our spiritual connection with God. We will reflect on the important issue of racism in our society through this scriptural and spiritual framework. Using Paul's letter to the Galatians as our source material, we will incorporate materials from other spiritual traditions to reflect on our place in this complex context. The hope is that we will develop some tools to reflect on our own situation and what our calling is for this time and place.
Preparing OurselvesJuly is the month where we as a church will be reflecting on race and justice. We encourage you all to participate! There are two aspects of study for this month:
- Scripture and Spirituality