Posts Categorized: Peace in Community

A Season of Peace: Saturday, September 26

  On Being Open and Affirming Peace in Community  Rev. Jason Boyd Micah 6:6a, 8  “With what shall I come before the Lord, and bow myself before God on high? … [God] has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to… Read more »

A Season of Peace: Friday, September 25

Revisiting Prison Peace in Community Adam Stone Matthew 25:37–40 “Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when was it that we saw you hungry and gave you food, or thirsty and gave you something to drink? And when was it that we saw you a stranger and welcomed you, or naked and gave you clothing?… Read more »

A Season of Peace: Thursday, September 24

“No Justice, No Peace!” Peace in Community Rev. Dr. Geoffrey Black Jeremiah 6:14 They have treated the wound of my people carelessly, saying, “Peace, peace,” when there is no peace. (NRSV) Reflection: I can remember the first time I heard the words justice and peace linked together. While participating in an anti-police brutality demonstration in… Read more »

A Season of Peace: Wednesday, September 23

  A Community of Mentorship Peace in Community  Rev. Dr. Annika Stroope Leviticus 19:33-34; 24:22 “‘When the foreigner resides with you in your land, you shall not oppress them.  The foreigner who resides with you shall be to you as the citizen among you; you shall love them as yourself, for you were foreigners in… Read more »

A Season of Peace: Tuesday, September 22

Prayer Calls us to Reconcile and Repair Peace in Community Rev. Dr. Ruby Wilson Matthew 5:23–24 “Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother [your sister] has something against you, leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to your brother;… Read more »

A Season of Peace: Monday, September 21

“Good Neighbors” Don’t Stay Quiet Peace in Community  Simon Doong Luke 10:27; 36–37  “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself.” … “Which of these three, do you think, was a neighbor… Read more »

A Season of Peace: Sunday, September 20

It’s War in America  Peace in Community  Henry Koenig Stone Isaiah 58:2–3; 6; 9b–10; 12  2 Yet day after day they seek me and delight to know my ways, as if they were a nation that practiced righteousness and did not forsake the ordinance of their God; they ask of me righteous judgments, they delight… Read more »