As people of faith we are individually committed to justice and service as Christians, but we rarely act alone. We partner, we collaborate, we march, we lobby, we join together in service, we push others to join us to make the world a better place. We believe that God has called us to justice. We say, “to believe is to care, and to care is to do.” Sometimes our partners are religious, and sometimes they are secular non-profit organizations and concerned citizens. God calls us into these relationships where we are stretched and challenged by the passions of others, and where we can push others to join us in our faith and passions. We partner in several ways,
1. THROUGH OUR SECOND SUNDAY OFFERINGS
Each month the Social Action and Awareness Commission selects one program or project worthy of our attention and financial support. On the Second Sunday of each month we learn more about these outreach agencies and collect an offering to support their work. 2013 Offerings are:
July 14, 2013 Shaw Community Ministry Click here to learn more
June 9 Strengthen the Church Click here to learn more
May 12 Michael Joseph and the Peace Commission in Colombia. Click here to learn more
April 14 Greater Washington Interfaith Power and Light and Anacostia Watershed Society of Greater Washington Click here to learn more
March 10 One Great Hour of Sharing Click here to learn more
February 10 Centro Romero Click here to learn more.
Take a look at the complete list of 2012 Second Sunday Offerings.
2. THROUGH ORGANIZATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS (see below)