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September 4, 2013

Garage Sale Fundraiser

Garage Sale Fundraiser

Common Ground Fellowship is sponsoring a: Garage Sale Saturday, September 14, 2013 301 Taryn Court Bristol, VA 24201 This is a multi-family/church garage sale. Please help spread the word. Proceeds will go toward the needs of the church: e.g. audio visual equipment, rent, etc. If you would like to contribute items for the sale, please call (276) […]

August 31, 2013

Inspiration Is Nice, But We Need Action

Inspiration Is Nice, But We Need Action

Inspiration Is Nice, But We Need Action by Joe Kay 08-27-2013 | 8:58am on Sojourners.com We’ve spent the last few days recalling the anniversary of the March on Washington and listening again to the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., talk so powerfully about his dream of a land that is full of love and free […]

July 29, 2013

Will Churches Speak Out Against Unequal Medical Coverage?

Will Churches Speak Out Against Unequal Medical Coverage?

Will Churches Speak Out Against Unequal Medical Coverage? Approximately 20 percent of the population has no medical insurance, and many have inadequate medical coverage. The American healthcare system has evolved into one giant “shell game.” . . . An article on EthicsDaily.com’s posted by our own Mitch Williams. Great job, Mitch! Read the entire article via […]

July 28, 2013

Religious moderates face challenge

Religious moderates face challenge

Religious moderates face challenge A survey by Public Religion Research Institute shows religious progressives gaining momentum over conservatives and, eventually, moderate groups as well. Experts say [moderate] groups like CBF must engage with issues like same-sex marriage to lure Millennials. via Religious moderates face challenge.

July 2, 2013

Carter says faith used against women

Carter says faith used against women

Jimmy Carter says groups like the Southern Baptist Convention that teach women are inferior to men are partly to blame when abuse occurs. Read the full article via Carter says faith used against women.

June 28, 2013

RGR Prayer Calendar for July

RGR Prayer Calendar for July

At the link below, you will find the Rochester Genesee Region Prayer Calendar for July 2013. RGR July 2013 Prayer Calendar  

June 9, 2013

May God deny you peace

May God deny you peace

May God deny you peace A charge delivered June 5 to the 2013 graduating class at Iliff School of Theology. By Miguel De La Torre “¡Dios no os de paz y si gloria!” I begin my charge to the class of 2013 by quoting one of my intellectual mentors, the great early 20th century philosopher, […]

June 2, 2013

Picnic Postponed Due to Weather

We are postponing the picnic due to today’s rain and storms. We will try to reschedule and post the new date as soon as possible.

May 31, 2013

RGR Prayer Calendar for June

RGR Prayer Calendar for June

At the link below, you will find the Rochester Genesee Region Prayer Calendar for June 2013. You will notice that we are on the calendar for June 4. Let us also pray for the other churches and ministries. RGR June 2013 Prayer Calendar

May 22, 2013

American Baptist Churches Lift Oklahoma Families in Prayer

American Baptist Churches Lift Oklahoma Families in Prayer

American Baptist Churches Lift Oklahoma Families in Prayer, React to Devastation VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/21/13)—A massive tornado tore through Moore, Okla., and surrounding suburbs of Oklahoma City on Monday, damaging homes, businesses and elementary schools. American Baptists are joining with others to respond to this disaster. Church World Service has issued an appeal, and $5,000 […]

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