If God is still speaking, then certainly God is still sending. Sending us to the places we go and the people we see each day. Now, as much as any time in history, the whole of our human community is in dire need of a message of hope, grace, love, acceptance, justice and mercy.
Now is the time for you to be the missionary that never has been yet
God’s Children Can Bake A Cake Romans 8:12-17 Today is Trinity Sunday. If I am honest, I have to confess that it is not my favorite Sunday on the Christian Calendar. In fact, it is the one I look forward to the least. It reminds me of how little I know about God and how […]
Do I know what happened an that first Easter? How the stone was rolled away? What it was like for those disciples to encounter Jesus after the crucifixion? No, I don’t know. But when I hear about and see people doing the kinds of things that I believe Jesus would be doing if he were here with us now, I cannot help but think that he is here with us now, alive.
I don’t have to tell you all reasons and all the ways that you could choose to despair. From gun violence and school shootings to sexual abuse and human trafficking, the reasons to turn away from the world are numerous. Yet, God does not turn away from us. God turns to us with a certain kind of empathy to say surely the days are coming. . . when God will put God’s law within us, and will write it on our hearts; and God will be our God, and we shall be God’s people.
The UCC’s minister for Ecumenical Relations, one of six women invited to lead and participate in a service of healing in Charlottesville, Virg., on Saturday, writes about her experiences marking the anniversary of ‘Unite the Right’ rally.
A contingent of almost a dozen UCC volunteers went to Puerto Rico the first week of August to help get a number of homes under roof. They were one of the first Disaster Ministries volunteer teams on island, in a recovery mission that will span years.