The substance and evidence of our faith after Charlottesville

By Beth Foster, Mercy Junction Justice and Peace Center director I’ve told about my experiences in Charlottesville this past weekend over and over in the last couple days — on social media, in videos, and to reporters, family members, friends, and others in my community. That is one of the reasons I went, to bear […]

Mercy Junction transitioning to non-hierarchical leadership structure

We are excited to announce some changes at Mercy Junction Justice and Peace Center that bring us closer to our commitment of creating a non-hierarchical community that is devoted to hospitality, social justice, peacemaking and equality. The Mercy Junction Council of Elders, the governing body of the interfaith ministry, will be taking on roles of […]

Gathering Our Hope Around Us

These are the welcome remarks Mercy Junction Justice and Peace Center Director Beth Foster gave at the Unity Group‘s MLKing Interfaith Celebration at the Justice and Peace Center on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017. Welcome to the Mercy Junction Justice and Peace Center. We are so happy to have all of you here tonight to honor […]

Making God Angry

sermon preached by Rev. Brian Merritt at Renaissance Presbyterian Church Text: Isaiah 1:1, 10-20 As a pastor when I continually encounter people who are not getting enough food to eat, in a land of plenty I get angry. When I am asked about helping with utilities, transportation, housing or health I am livid. When I […]

Today’s Sermon at Renaissance Presbyterian Church

The Law Vs. The Samaritan Luke 10:25-37 It has been a difficult week in our country, yet I do not want to imply that it is unique. It seems that we have become a nation of addicts looking for their fix of violence. There are legitimate reasons for anger, rage, resentment, fear and sadness. These […]