Reflection from Voices of People of African Descent

“My grandmother’s hands feel leathery. They are never soft or smooth. No amount of lotion can unharden the skin after years spent cleaning, scrubbing, cooking. Hands immersed in dirty water, clean water, harsh chemicals—hands that, combined with elbow grease, shined floors and windows and baseboards in white women’s kitchens. Hands of an older, Southern Black […]

This coming Just Peace Sunday will be special at CCC!

Dear Congregation, This coming Just Peace Sunday will be special at CCC. I hope and pray that you’ll be with us, either in person or on Facebook, during the worship service focused on peace and justice, and, in person or on ZOOM, for the Churchwide Visioning Day afterward led by Neal Watkins, Minister for Congregational […]

Greetings! I hope all is well with you.

Dear Congregation, Greetings! I hope all is well with you. As I’ve shared with you in sermons, in meetings, and one on one, I have gotten information about some good resources, ministry experiences, and other valuable tips that other pastors have shared in Facebook groups of which I am a member—”UCC Clergy”, “UCC Clergywomen”, “RevGalBlogPals”, […]