Fruitful Conversations on the Issue of Race

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Fruitful Conversations on the Issue of Race

Time: August 13, 2017 from 11:15am to 12pm
Location: FUMC - Room 114
Street: 3900 King Std
City/Town: Alexandria VA
Phone: 703-671-8557
Event Type: movie
Organized By: Mark Elder marcuselder@gmail.com
Latest Activity: Jun 30, 2017

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Join us this summer!

 fruitful conversations on the issue of race

Sunday, August 13 -11:15am Fellowship Hall

(following worship & ice cream)

 To facilitate these conversations, we will view a short video on faith, culture, and seeking racial justice, followed by a guided discussion. Each event will last one hour.

No RSVP necessary. Please join us for this time to share and grow together as a welcoming church seeking reconciliation and understanding.

For more info: Mark Elder  markuselder@gmail.com

 

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Reconciling Notes

Download Here: Our 5 Year History as a Reconciling Congregation

We celebrate Fairlington's 5-year anniversary of becoming a Reconciling Congregation, intentionally welcoming all people as beloved children of God.

Our celebratory theme, “Love in All Colors,” reflects the breadth and diversity of God’s human creation as proclaimed in our church’s welcoming statement.

Check out our audio for personal testimonies from FUMC members. They share how being part of a reconciling congregation has personally affected them and shaped their faith journey.

~Mark Elder, markuselder@gmail.com

 

Follow this link http://bit.ly/5yearReconciling to see the extensive work and accomplishments of this :church and its Reconciling Ministry Team over the last five years, since we became a reconciling congregation in February 2013.  Thank you church!

 

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