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The Journey is Long

One of my close friends from seminary is a UCC pastor in Williston, VT. Last Sunday he preached a challenge to his congregation and I was blessed to be able to read his words later in the week. Paul’s words remind us that the work we have begun is truly only a beginning, the journey

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June 25, 2020

In these last few weeks I have been reading resources to challenge and inform myself as relates to Racism and White Privilege, resources like Freedom’s Pen, by Wendy Lawton; The Words of Martin Luther Kind, Jr., selected by Coretta Scott King; Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism, by James W. Loewen; and How to be Antiracist, by

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A Reflection on Juneteenth

Dear Friends, Today is Juneteenth and I am spending the afternoon in silence and reflection. Thinking about what this all means to me, to us, to our world – actually to God’s world. As I checked my email this morning, I found an email from our Bishop and I would share the follow excerpt with you:“Today is

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NO MORE, Never Again

In these uncertain and trying times, I find my heart broken by the additional pain of my brothers and sisters of color who have, for so long, endured the pain of racially motivated hatred and discrimination. It is beyond time for those of us who have a voice, to speak loudly, joining their voices to

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