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Reparations as Spiritual Practice

As for me, because I see reparations as a moral imperative, I cannot in good conscience go about my life without working, on some baseline level, toward paying off this long-term debt incurred by my ancestors. That’s why I give recurring donations – a set portion of my income – to our Reparations Fund.

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A Response to “By Gracious Powers”

A reflection offered by First Church Ministerial Intern, Ebony West. This past Sunday’s sermon brought by Rev. Dan was certainly enriching and wholesome. After worship, members of the congregation had the opportunity to participate in adult education hour discussing the…

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What Could Help on “Mass and Cass?”

A reflection on the situation at “Mass and Cass” from First Church Shelter Director Jim Stewart. The “Mass and Cass” situation didn’t just happen. It is the predictable outcome of a punitive, stigma-based policy which defines certain drugs as illicit and…

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Advent is Here!

Advent is here, Beloved! Are you looking for a way to ground yourself in spiritual practice this season? Check out Jaz’s videos for all ages on how we can ground ourselves in spiritual practices at different times of day. As…