Category: Social Justice

Good Intentions Are Not Enough

Sam Trumbore | Jan 03, 2018

Were it only this simple!  Just set some good intentions, codify them in an agreement or a policy, pass a law or set up an agency or a program, and e...

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Emerson Is Not Our Future

Sam Trumbore | Dec 11, 2017

Two years ago in a sermon I quoted Emerson who, in 1829, wrote: I think it cannot be maintained by any candid person that the African race have ever ...

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Keeping Racism Front and Center

Sam Trumbore | Oct 13, 2017

I hadn’t expected Trump to be so dedicated to keeping race on the national agenda.  Mostly, white folks want to ignore race and not pay attention t...

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Losing Our Heroes

Sam Trumbore | Oct 13, 2017

These words came from Eileen Casey-Campbell, our intern, in her sermon on October 1st: We got a new priest when I was in the eighth grade. I went t...

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Expanding Our Welcome

Sam Trumbore | Oct 13, 2017

We welcome everyone. That is how our mission statement starts. You’ll find it at the top on the back of your order of service. The declaration impli...

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