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David Jaroszewski – President
Rev. Brenda Fluitt – Vice President, Worship Chair, Minister of Outeach, LGBTQ
Benedicta Onyebuchi - Council Secretary
Gail Hicks - Treasurer
Laura Bruce – Property Mananger
Juli Kring – Enviromental-Fellowship
George Wolbert – Evangelism Chair
Tim Mohle - Stewardship Chair
“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.
Sunday, June 09 2019
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