Everything we do is done because we are gathered in unity to follow Christ and live out his Great Commandment to love God and love our neighbors as ourselves.
Walking a mile in 95-degree heat was the highlight of a day filled with memorable moments.
Today would be the day that much of the internal issues of denominational structure and future implementation regarding the corporation and shared services would be addressed in the recommendations from the Way Forward Committee.
“We stand with those who are oppressed, those who are hurting. It made me proud to be a Presbyterian.”
All told, eight of the 11 overtures/resolutions coming from the Synod were discussed today.
When we take collective action in some areas, it is not always (nor should be) a reflection of something upon which we all agree.
Sunday morning was spent at Cote Brilliante Presbyterian Church, which had plenty of energy, and the music was outstanding.
If we bring all that we are, our honesty, our past, our humor, our imagination and our love of Jesus, committee time can be holy time.
“The church is the movement of God taking grace into the world.”
All in all, it was a busy, but productive full day of committee discussions and deliberations.