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Soldier Statue Removal
September 20, 2022 - Diversity and Justice Phyllis Solgere

Just when I think that things are hopeless and that there’s no justice in this world, something happens to challenge that theory.  This week, it was the installation of Mary McLeod Bethune’s statue in the National Statuary Hall in the U. S. Capitol -...


Bridget's "Reconciling in Christ" Story
May 24, 2022 - Diversity and Justice

Bridget, a members St. Timothy, Hendersonville, TN, shares the importance of the ministry of Reconciling Works and the value of what being a Reconciling in Christ congregation can mean... On October 25, 2022 St. Timothy will celebrate 5 years as an ...


Observing Indigenous People’s Day
October 18, 2021 - Diversity and Justice

Earlier this month, we observed Indigenous People’s Day, which in some parts used to be known as Columbus Day. I don’t remember it being a big deal while growing up in Alabama—we didn’t even get a day off from school!  I ran across an interesting ...


Why is it so Hard to Ask?
July 01, 2021 - Diversity and Justice

One of the crucial things to remember about the people that we strive to honor and advocate for on the synod’s Diversity and Justice Task Force (people of color, LBGTQ+ folks, women, and people with disabilities) is that we are ALL different, both ...