part of the Mission Focusof the Social Justice Action TeamChurch of the Palms UCC There is a new task force at Church of the Palms: Othering and Belonging (O&B). It has formed out of the continued investment in education events around the social justice issues of anti-racism, oppression, marginalized people, criminal justice, etc. O&B will… Continue reading Othering and Belonging: A New Task Force
A message from our Social Justice Action Team Criminal Justice Ministry By Nancy Nonini Have you ever had a teenage son? A 16-year old boy was arrested for stealing a backpack, a petty crime. Because he did not have enough money to cover $3000 bail, he was in jail for 3 years awaiting trial. He… Continue reading Can you Imagine?
Creation Justice Mission statement: To embody our faith in our relationships with God’s creation Goals: To educate and encourage congregational members to take concrete actions that express their stewardship of creation To strive for significant reductions in the church’s energy and water consumption and waste in order to offset our carbon footprint To advocate… Continue reading Social Justice Action Team: October update
Do you do any of these things: pray, take action, love, tend to others’ needs, support the work of our church? If you do, you are part of our church’s Social Justice Action Team, seeking justice through Prayer, Action, Love, Ministry & Support (PALMS). Using Micah 6:8, “And what does the LORD require of us… Continue reading Quarantine, Schmorentine, Church of the Palms is Not Closed…We Are Deployed
For I was hungry and you gave me food… I was in prison and you visited me . . . truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of My family, you did it to Me. Matthew 25:36 One of the issues being addressed… Continue reading Criminal Justice / Prison Reform