Justice and Witness

Get Up High!

Brendan Curran

9/18/2019

    In the very midst of their destruction, the prophet Isaiah empowers the people of God. The people in exile feel abandoned by God because they have been severed from the land. Isaiah comforts them in their hopelessness, saying, Get you up to a high mountain, O Zion, herald of good tidings, lift up your voice with strength, O Jerusalem … Lift it up, do not fear. - Isaiah 40:9    We, as humans, are currently being severed from the land and the Earth by ecological devastation.  Facing and ...


Facing the Rising Sun Part 3: Slave, Midwife, and Legacy

Cleo Graham

8/29/2019

Rev. Cleo Graham commemorates the 400-year anniversary of African slaves first coming to America by sharing stories about her own ancestors.


Goodbye

Chancellur Dixon

8/21/2019

Chance Dixon shares lyrics from a song he created about the inclusive community that is fostered at Silver Lake


Facing the Rising Sun Part 2: Searching for Milo

Cleo Graham

8/12/2019

Rev. Cleo Graham commemorates the 400-year anniversary of African slaves first coming to America by sharing stories about her own ancestors.


Facing the Rising Sun Part 1

Cleo Graham

8/1/2019

Rev. Cleo Graham commemorates the 400-year anniversary of African slaves first coming to America by sharing stories about her own ancestors who were slaves in America. This is one of those stories.


Value Our Families: Reuniting Families Act

Carla Dietz

7/16/2019

Rev. Carla Dietz shares her recent experience in Washington D.C. advocating for new immigration policy.


Lights For Liberty Event Re-Cap

Carla Dietz

7/11/2019

Rev. Carla Dietz recaps the Lights for Liberty event held at First Church of Christ Congregational in Glastonbury on Friday, July 12.


Many Voices One Mission: Redefining Social Matter in America

TJ Harper

4/17/2019

"So often, people fail to realize the interconnectedness of our struggle, because individual liberties are mistaken as the liberation of all people." — TJ Harper


We Are Not Facing the Big Issues Alone

Grace O'Connor

3/28/2019

Hearing from so many others who view climate change as a worrisome issue was helpful for me personally in recognizing that nobody must face it alone.


Youth and Racism

Isaac Monts

3/21/2019

"At our last Conference Wide "Did You Know" Youth Racial Justice Program, there were many young people who didn't know." — Isaac Monts


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