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Stated Clerk supports justice and advocacy work at historic N.C. church

December 15, 2016

Stated Clerk supports justice and advocacy work at historic N.C. church, from    on Vimeo . Front-line justice and advocacy work like that being done at First United Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, is at the heart of many Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregations. Stated Clerk J. Herbert Nelson, II, and Nora Leccese with the PC(USA) Office of Public Witness spent time on the ground in Charlotte, supporting and encouraging the ministry and mission of First United, a 150 -year-old church founded by former slaves.

View and share this video of that visit.

Video Link:  https://vimeo.com/189347752

Office of General Assembly News Release, October 28, 2016

Today’s Focus:  J. Herbert Nelson – First United Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, North Carolina

Let us join in prayer for:

Presbytery of Charlotte Staff

Rev. Betty L. Meadows, transitional general presbyter
Tamara Williams, stated clerk/administrative assistant
Donald Latham, controller/treasurer
Rachel Pence, coordinator for COM & CPM Services

PC(USA) Agencies’ Staff

Brad Masters, FDN                                                                                       
John Matekovic, BOP

Let us pray

Almighty God, in a world that is divided and seems filled with hatred and violence, we especially give you thanks today for opportunities you give us to build better relationships, do justice, and be witnesses of the reconciling love we have known through the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ. Bless all of our efforts to be his faithful disciples, to your glory. Amen.

Daily Lectionary

Morning Psalms 18:1-20; 147:12-20
First Reading Isaiah 9:18-10:4
Second Reading 2 Peter 2:10b-16
Gospel Reading Matthew 3:1-12
Evening Psalms 126; 62