“It’s helping people in need. New Hope helps people get on their feet and become self-sustaining.”
The Synod of the Trinity is challenging Presbyterians, their congregations and our presbyteries to join in the Giving Tuesday spirit.
“… Our task is to create and be co-creators as we love what has been created.”
It was a fruitful trip that will continue to help both presbyteries to build on this seven-year international partnership.
“We wanted something that would be lasting, not just a brief nod to our history and our future.”
The three-day gathering not only recognized the past but also challenged those who participated to make a difference in their congregations and communities as the region embarks on its next 300 years.
“On this day, we have chosen to join our voices as a way of renewing and reclaiming our identity, boldly claiming that our faith in Jesus Christ has something relevant to say to the world today because we are a people rooted in God’s grace.”
“We did this knowing that this is a way for us to build relationships and serve our community and connect with people.”
“We’re being pulled together only by the grace of God to create a faithful witness alongside the weaving together of the story of the nation.”
“To go through a Civil War, two World Wars, a depression and to keep building and growing even during those very difficult times had to be tremendously hard and yet they rose to the challenge.”