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Online Church: Responding to COVID-19

Grace to you and peace through Jesus Christ. Beloved church, the recommendations regarding the coronavirus have changed rapidly over the course of the past week. Many of our previous plans no longer apply. Now some advise not gathering in groups of 25 or more. As followers of Jesus, we are called to show mercy and… Continue reading Online Church: Responding to COVID-19

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Pastoral Letter on #WontBeErased

Beloveds, This fall is full of anxiety and trepidation, anger and fear, for transgender people. Our government is circulating a memo proposing to legally define gender according to anatomy at birth, a definition rejected by scientists and activists alike. It attempts to legally erase transgender and intersex people from our nation. A legal definition like… Continue reading Pastoral Letter on #WontBeErased

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Pastoral Letter regarding the shooting in Las Vegas

Beloved of Christ, Many of you saw the headline this morning. A gunman in Las Vegas opened fire on a concert, killing at least fifty people and injuring hundreds more in the largest mass shooting in recent United States history. These lives lost add to the more than 30,000 Americans alone who died in gun… Continue reading Pastoral Letter regarding the shooting in Las Vegas