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Racial Inequality/Reparations Series

April 6, 2021 Quentin Smith

April 10, 10:30 to noon continued discussion on racial inequality and reparations. Topic on the 24th: Civil War, Reconstruction & the Birth of White Terrorism. Contact the Black Caucus (blackcaucus@fhcpresb.org) or the church office to register.

 

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The Black Caucus Invites You To Discuss With Us, Toni Morrison’s Book ‘The Origin Of Others’ on April 24 from 10:30 to noon via zoom. To participate contact the blackcaucus@fhcpresb.org; or the church office.

April 6, 2021 Quentin Smith

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Black Caucus Online Book Club Choices Announced

March 22, 2021 Peg Weissbrod

All are invited to join our Black Caucus Book Club discussions. Register with office to receive Zoom info for the April discussion of Toni Morrison’s The Origin of Others, & in June: Jemar Tisby’s The Color of Compromise. Read the rest of this entry »

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Huge Online Jam Sale for Camp Lilac

March 22, 2021 Peg Weissbrod

Help Camp Lilac, a camp for transgender youth supported by FHC, by purchasing Ann Williams’ homemade jams online at Grandma Makes Stuff, by phone (216) 470-0074 or email. Sale prices for Blueberry, Cherry, Pear-Spice, Peach, Plum, Raspberry, Strawberry, Tropical Fruit jams; Apple Butter (small only); Apricot-Ginger Spread; & Grape Jelly: Prices: $3 – Small 8 oz. jar, $6 – Large 16 oz. jar, $25 – Medium USPS Priority Mail box full of 6 Large, 10 Small, or mix-n-match sizes). A Camp Lilac volunteer will deliver your jams or Ann can mail them at USPS rates.  All are low-sugar (but do have some), except for the apple butter, which has only apples and spices.

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Join the Talk about Reparations: a 5-part series ~ Sat Mar 27

March 21, 2021 Peg Weissbrod

Are reparations part of the solution to the seemingly intractable question of racial inequality? On Sat Mar 27, the Black Caucus will begin a 5-part series of ZOOM discussions on this prickly question. All are invited and encouraged to attend. The 1st meeting will focus on the Declaration of Independence & U.S. Constitution; the slave economy and its impact, and the abolitionist movement, particularly the role of Black abolitionists. This first installment concludes at the eve of the Civil War, setting the stage for our Apr 10 discussion on the Civil War and Reconstruction.

 

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Upcoming Adult Ed Offerings ~ 9:30-10:30am Sunday mornings

March 21, 2021 Peg Weissbrod

Two new Adult Ed offerings are coming up. The 1st, from Mar 14-28, will focus on the parables about plants and growth in the Book of Luke, and will be led by Pat Jenkins & Ann Williams. The 2nd, from Apr 11-May 23, will explore ways to pray focused on the Lord’s Prayer. Two groups will be offered: one led by Katherine Eloff & Tom Zych, the other by Ron Zimmerman. Details and sign ups below. Read the rest of this entry »

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Reconnecting to Creation 2021 ~ Sundays, 4 – 5:30pm, Mar 14 – Jun 6

March 14, 2021 Peg Weissbrod

Kemp Jaycox and Stephen Sedam reprise their “Reconnecting to God’s Creation” course Sundays, from 4-5:30pm via Zoom, Mar 14 – Jun 6. Explore the wonder of the natural world on a spiritual level, awaken to the power of its healing, and become more responsible as Read the rest of this entry »

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Battle for Democracy with GCC ~ Tues. Mar. 9 @ 6pm

March 9, 2021 Peg Weissbrod

Battle for Democracy is GCC’s continuous campaign against the barriers to voting that lead to voter suppression, depression, and regression in our region. Register in advance for this Zoom meeting here and receive a confirmation email with info on how to join the meeting.

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Re-Imagining The Eucharist: Ritual, Presence, and Mystery ~ Sun. Feb. 21 – Sun. Mar. 7, 9:30am

March 7, 2021 Peg Weissbrod

Please join our 2021 Lenten 3-week 9:30am Adult Ed class Sun. Feb. 21 through Mar. 7 as we continue the 2020 Lenten series interrupted by the pandemic. Tom Zych will lead this Zoom series exploring the origins, meaning, history, and power of our communal feast.  The class is open to all, members and guests alike. Sign up with Tom Zych here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Soul Food Potluck TO GO! ~ Sunday, Feb. 28

February 24, 2021 Peg Weissbrod

You can still enjoy our 10th Annual Soul Food Potluck! On Sun. Feb. 28, enjoy our Soul Food Potluck TO-GO! $10 buys your choice of meats, 3 sides, and homemade cornbread, or add a dessert for just $5 more. Local community chefs and Black-owned restaurants will provide food. Pay through Breeze, by check, or with cash (exact change only) no later than Mon. Feb. 22Sign up for food orders here.

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