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 […]

A Plea to Stay Rooted

A great post from our friend Sarah Withrow King at Creature Kind. “But instead of being a haven from suffering, church was another battleground. Another place where I had to be a strategic advocate, always on, where I had to laugh off the jokes and jabs so that I wouldn’t come off as one of […]

The Joyful Vegan Feast: 02.27.16

Video of The Joyful Vegan Cooking Class: 02.13.16 White Bread 1 tablespoon of yeast 2 cups of just above the temperature of lukewarm water 3-4 cups of white flour 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon olive oil Combine warm yeast, water and sugar in mixing bowl. Let stand approximately  10 minutes. When yeast […]

Challenge business and you challenge the real power

While most of the Mercy Junction crew was in Fort Benning, Ga., participating in the annual vigil to protest School of Americas and the Stewart Detention Center this weekend, a couple of us who remained behind in Chattanooga decided to stand against oppression and violence in our own backyard. What was reinforced for us, was, […]