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 […]

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 […]

Without Honor

Sermon preached by Brian Merritt at Renaissance Presbyterian Church 1/31/16 Luke 4:14-30 I hear preachers who often extol their role as prophetic preachers. Then I listen to their preaching and wonder why my definition of the prophetic is so radically different than theirs. Am I just being contrary when I contend that many of the […]

Dr. King birthday celebration: interfaith service

By Beth Foster We are excited and honored to host the Unity Group of Chattanooga‘s interfaith service celebrating the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as part of ML King Jr. Week in Chattanooga. The interfaith service is Wednesday, Jan. 13, and will be in the sanctuary at the Mercy Junction Justice and Peace […]