The Peace and Justice Center

Love kept us going

December 28, 2021

Note: As we work to build out our Peace and Justice Center, we are sharing voices from our community and letting them tell you why they need a Peace and Justice Center.  Today’s post is from Cynthia Neufeld Smith, a former Unit Leader at the Service Adventure team hosted by Open Door. – Pastor Hugh We spent two meaningful years with Service Adventure in Jackson, Mississippi, hosted by Open…

The Peace and Justice Center

The potholes of injustice

December 7, 2021

Note: As we work to build out our Peace and Justice Center, we are sharing voices from our community and letting them tell you why they need a Peace and Justice Center.  Today’s post is from Rhoda Yoder, an Open Door Elder. – Pastor Hugh Living in Jackson, Mississippi, we learn to navigate potholes. If you drive anywhere, you go slow, and stay watchful to avoid bone jarring,…

Sermons

How to Experience Peace

December 5, 2021

In the second week of Advent, Pastor Horace looks at the opening of Paul’s love letter to the Philippian community. In it we discover some principles for having peace in the midst of adversity: Focus on Our Purpose Focus on Our Community Focus on Love Focus on Righteousness Trust God to complete the work in and among us.…

Courageous Conversations

Courageous Conversations: What’s the big deal about Confederate Monuments?

July 24, 2020

As part of our ongoing Courageous Conversations series, we invite you to join us Wednesday the 29th of July at 7 PM for an open honest conversation answering these questions” What’s the Big Deal About Confederate Monuments? And what about Christian Conquest of the Americas? Please read these two articles prior to Wednesday: Confederate Statues Were Built to Further A “White Supremacist Future” Miles Parker, NPR August 20,…