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David Jaroszewski – President
Brenda Fluitt – Vice President, Worship Chair
Laura Bruce – Property Mananger
Juli Kring – Enviromental-Fellowship
Lisa Lum – Council Member
Rev. Stephen Loonam – Youth Education
Marilyn Reyes – Fellowship
Jane Eixmann – Church Secretary
Gail Hicks – Treasurer
“Open the gates of justice! I will enter and tell the Lord how thankful I am.” Psalm 118:19
In America, the topic of race continues to be difficult to discuss in many social settings. Very few Christian churches are leading bold and courageous conversations, engaging in direct social activism, and participating in civil disobedience as a way to bring attention to and disrupt racist systems and structures.
The call to be a multiracial and multicultural church is an acknowledgement that racial justice is the inclusiveness of all humans and never excludes anyone based on skin color, culture or ethnic origin. The United Church of Christ stands in solidarity with the creation narrative in Genesis 1:26-27, which clearly outlines what matters to God—all of humankind and a just world for all. God created humankind in God’s image and likeness, women and men are image bearers, sharing equal status as human beings. God did not create race, racism, superior groups of humans, and hierarchical and hegemonic social structures.
Grace United Church of Christ
8515 Brookwulf Drive