Where Have You Seen Matthew 25? For I was hungry and you gave me food. . .Dave Pierson joined ten volunteers from area churches to pack food items for Trinity Lutheran’s Mobile Food Pantry (a Mission of our Church) on May 10.
Where Have You Seen Matthew 25? Ms Williams, a Duval County paraprofessional, has agreed to leave her beloved elementary school arena to accompany her special needs student to middle school. Her constant presence since kindergarten has enabled him to successfully navigate and graduate fifth grade. Her transition to middle school allows him to rely onContinue reading “Where Have You Seen Matthew 25? Ep 3”
Where Have You Seen Matthew 25? Recently, as I was walking my dog, two dogs came charging us from out of nowhere. I was completely caught off guard and trying to decide what my next move would be, when a young man came running out of his house barefooted, shooing the dogs away from us. NeedlessContinue reading “Where Have You Seen Matthew 25? Ep 2”
Where Have You Seen Matthew 25? “I was naked and you gave me clothing . . .” When long-time choir member Judi Perdue passed away on April 22, her family donated a mountain of yarn to Riverside Presbyterian House. The residents at the House began a project dedicated to keeping the homeless warm next winter. Judi, knownContinue reading “Where Have You Seen Matthew 25? Ep. 1”
The PC-USA Matthew 25 initiative, begun in 2019, imagines the Matthew 25 imperative aligned around three pillars: Congregational Vitality, Eradicating Systemic Poverty and Dismantling Structural Racism.As a reminder, the actual text of Matthew 25: 35-40 reads: … for I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was aContinue reading “Matthew 25 Update”