Most of us have no idea of the difficulties faced by not having a plastic card with our picture and personal information on it.
As I learned how to care for and share my sourdough starter, our congregation also shared their ingredients of love, compassion, desire, and care with our broader community.
I am committed to ongoing accompaniment and advocacy for the Asian American members and communities across our Conference: the peace of our land is dependent on the recognition of God’s imprint on each person.
In the midst of the constant barrage of news about COVID-19 (coronavirus), I doubt she was aware of how much her words resonated with those of another prophet, thousands of years ago.
With a matching grant from the Conference, Franconia congregations raised over $20,000, which made it possible to donate more than 370 kits.
Questions and concern around immigration have become increasingly important for members of Franconia Conference, which has seen a increase in immigrant congregations over the past decade.
Open arms and hearts to migrants is part of Christian discipleship.
Every time SWAP and the community members share meals and stories, they touch each others’ lives.
… God moves in ways we can’t predict; we can’t always control or change things with our own hands.
I believe these actions 60 years ago enlarged our hearts and understandings of the world and our connections within it.
By overcoming the obstacle of money, churches can begin to experiment; leaders and congregations are encouraged to be more creative.
“Each year it is a gift to interact with this next generation of leaders. We learn alongside them and contribute to their formation in the way of Christ’s peace.”
Many people at Boyertown church wrote letters requesting her return so the family could be together.