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Bishop Statement on Chauvin Verdict

Praise be to God! The guilty verdicts in the Derek Chauvin trial are a crucial step towards rebuilding trust in our democratic system of justice that is celebrated around the world. Although justice has been served, my heart goes out to George Floyd’s family, as they will never have him back. We hope the knowledge that his death sparked an anti-racism movement with a demand for police reform may give them some solace. 

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Justice Camp Counselors Wanted

Want to "travel" virtually and volunteer on a meaningful journey toward racial justice with high school students? Apply to be a Justice Camp counselor!

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CPRES: A Call to “Micah’s Prayer” 

The trial of Derek Chauvin, charged in George Floyd’s death, has begun with jury selections and will continue for a number of weeks. We know that this is the focus of many in our country. As the church, we can be a witness as we call for justice in this and many other places.

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Laity Convocation recording available online

More than 300 people attended the first virtual Laity Convocation, “The Other Side: Making Churches Vital in a Post-Pandemic World,” held as a Zoom webinar on Feb. 13, 2021. The session focused on the NIC’s strategic goals of ending racism, growing and reaching new disciples, and building vital congregations. The three speakers included Rev. Sue Nilson Kibbey on communal prayer, Rev. Adam Hamilton on helping people grow in faith, and Rev. Dr. F. Douglas Powe on reaching out to our neighbors.

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Jumpstart Youth Ministry: December Resources

The Discipleship Task Force's Jumpstart Ministry's theme for December, as we close out the year, is a reminder that despite all the difficulties and stress 2020 has brought, the efforts you put in do matter. 

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Youth Ministry Jumpstart Plan

For most people, the “new year” begins in January. But for anyone who works with children and youth, we often think of our “new year” beginning in the fall, when the school year starts up and we begin our student ministry programs anew.

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