Loving your neighbor as yourself is not an easy task for any of us. There is a lot of division in the world today. But we should hold nothing above the love of God and the love of neighbor. Negative stereotypes only happen when we do not see each other as sacred, as made in the image of God. In this week’s meditation, Created, Seen, Loved, Justice Ministries Director Ralph Lowe explores this and more.
“Black Millennials and the Church” is a virtual forum offered on Wednesday, November 10, at 7pm. This vital forum is coming from our PCUSA offices and our NBPC liasion, Michael Moore. This is an opportunity for congregations to tap in and listen to views of PCUSA Millennials and their views on the future and vison of the church. Register for the forum here.
Our ministry partners in Malawi and South Sudan have far more needs than our International Partnership Team can begin to meet. Would you or your congregation be willing to help with the needs of one or both of these schools in Africa?
Stephen Ministries are empowering and supporting churches to meet the increased needs for care in congregations and communities: the Bridge Leader’s Training Course. This live, interactive online course fully equips lay leaders, church staff, and pastors to begin and lead Stephen Ministry in their church. Stephen Ministry is a lay caring ministry churches can use to train, organize, and supervise a team of congregation members to provide one-to-one, Christian care to people experiencing a wide range of life difficulties.
Come treat yourself on Monday mornings at 10am to Coffee with Clergy! It’s a space for Pastors to shake off the Monday morning drudge with coffee, laughter, and great conversation among colleagues. B.Y.O.C. (or tea)! Next week’s topic, “HELP”. Getting help when you need it! – How do we recognize and ask for help?
Click here for the Zoom link.