In honor of the Synod of the Trinity’s 300th birthday celebration, we asked people from around our region to research the histories of their presbyteries and the unique places and people that have come from there.
“I found it personally to be a very powerful statement. How the effort is made to spread that light, it’s pretty amazing.”
“God’s vision is here. God’s realm on earth can be seen in our midst. God’s promises yearning to be fulfilled call us into the future.”
“The contentious debates that we’ve been having we’re not really having anymore, they seem to have abated.”
“I think coaching skills can be game-changers. I think they can help people really attend to where the seeds are blossoming.”
“Our mission is that we want every camper to experience a vital encounter with Christ.”
“If you build it for all of those people outside the doors, you’re giving life. The place where you see that day after day after day is the Center.”
“It was a sweet spot (for my career) because it allowed me to contribute even more to the whole of the larger church.”
“I think mission is so often more sitting down, having conversations, breaking bread together and worshiping together.”
Ben Weir, who passed away Oct. 14, was held hostage in Beirut for 16 months from 1984-85.