Starting Sunday Feb 26th will begin a 3-week series on Power and Forgiveness. Since February is Black History Month, Ralph Jones will begin by considering Martin Luther King’s sermon “Loving Your Enemies.” Does he speak to us today? Copies of MLK’s sermon are available from Ralph.
I started volunteering at IRIS (IRIS is the Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services headquartered on Nicoll St.) 7 years ago. I’ve worked in different capacities. I helped out with the CT Foodbank pick-ups, stocking the food pantry at IRIS (which is where I met the wonderful Betty Whitney). I have helped prepare apartments for new arrivals and transported volunteers. But My Latest, and perhaps favorite so far is what I am specifically talking about today and that is the IRIS Afterschool Program that is held at the Fair Haven Middle school.
Many school-aged refugee children have never entered a classroom before coming to the US.… Continue
February 5 – Isaiah 58:1-12, Psalm 112:1-9, Matthew 5:13-16
February 12 – Deuteronomy 30:15-20, Psalm 119:1-8, Matthew 5:21-37
February 19 – Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18, Psalm, 119:33-40, Matthew 5:38-48
February 26 – Exodus 24:12-18, Psalm 99, Matthew 17:1-9