Category: Social Justice

08
Oct

Indigenous Peoples Resources

You don’t need to wait until a specific day or change in season to dive into the rich and often painful history of the land that so many of us currently inhabit. Below, you will find resources that have been written or illustrated by Indigenous people of North America. While some are filled with the […]

05
Oct

Bread for the World

Use your words, and hands, to advocate for hunger awareness. Before and after all worship services on Saturday, Oct. 16, and Sunday, October 17 you are invited to write a letter to your Senator or Representative. The letter-writing campaign is to advocate the need for continued Nutrition programs at home and worldwide. Sample letters will […]

13
Sep

Introduction To Our Community Stories

Kelly Sherman-Conroy and Kyle Soderberg give some background on Social Justice and Advocacy for Children Youth and Families and the Nativity Community Outreach Teams and invite leaders from both to tell their stories. Join us, for the journey. “As… one church, freed in Christ to serve and love our neighbor, service activities offer an opportunity […]

22
Nov

4 Ways To Decolonize Thanksgiving

Stories told about the first Thanksgiving often perpetuate harmful stereotypes and racism. It is important to set the record straight, acknowledge Native Peoples, debunk myths, and show Native Americans as contemporary people with dynamic thriving cultures. November is National Native American Heritage Month and offers many opportunities to move past one-dimensional representations.  Thanksgiving is an opportinity to also go beyond […]