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June 14, 2020 message: “Fighting Fear of the Other”

Fear of the “the other” takes many forms in our world – racism, xenophobia, sexism, homophobia, and more. These fears are not a new reality, but continue to be sin that we must confront personally and systemically. Often we vilify one another in order to give credit to unfounded fears. God calls us to see one another as beloved children – not as “us” and “them.”

This is the second message in the series, “Unafraid.” “What Do You See?” invites us to consider how we see other people. Pastor Mary’s message is based on Deuteronomy 10: 12-22 and Matthew 5: 43-48. To read it, click here. “Brother” reminds us that we have more in common than we think. You are invited to read Ahmaud Arbery and the Trauma of Being a Black Runner by Danté Stewart from the May 8, 2020 edition of “Christianity Today.”

You can watch the service in its entirety on FaceBook or YouTube. The volume will increase soon after we start.  Thanks to our crew for their work – and for your patience!