FAITH VOICES

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Breaking Down Barriers – Rabbi Hillel Katzir

“The best way of breaking down barriers between people or communities is through simple, unforced acts of kindness. One act can undo years of estrangement.”- Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, Former Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom The most critical of the underlying assumptions of the American experiment in representative democracy is that we will listen to […]

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A Confession – Rev. Betty Nguyen

As a pastor/preacher, I often write and preach within the framework of “call and good news”; call to action followed by good news of grace, hope, peace, and/or love. Today I do not have either a call or good news to share. Today, I ask for space to confess. I confess with all that’s happening […]

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Two by Two – Marie Venner

While I have participated on various commissions, councils and ministries since my early teens and even studied organizational (administration) and community development (planning) in graduate school, training in organizing remained a gap for me. As it turned out, most of my career ended up in research and providing resources and guidance for those in public service, mainly […]