Children’s Sabbath Oct. 19th

The Children’s Defense Fund promotes Interfaith Observance of “Children’s Sabbath” on the 3rd weekend of October. This year’s theme is “Precious in God’s Sight: Answering God’s Call to Cherish and Protect Every Child.” Scripture passages will be from Matthew 19:13-15 and Isaiah 43:1-7, with Ann Weems’ poem “Greenless Child”  forming the basis for a prayer of commitment. Video clip will be from Imagine That, … [Read more…]

World Communion Offering

Chuck and Ruth Fox serve as American Baptist missionaries, who for the past 12 years have worked with the approximately 75,000 Akha hill tribe people living in Northern Thailand. The Foxes’ ministry focuses on evangelism, pastoral care, education, leadership development and women’s ministries. Ruth Fox, a college friend of a church member, and her husband … [Read more…]