We Get To Carry Each Other #ChurchToo

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In the letter to one of the first Christ-centered communities, St. Paul get's at the importance of healthy, interdependent relationships. It's about a resilient commitment to the common good. He gives an inunction that we all "Carry each other’s burdens and so you will fulfill the law of Christ." (Galatians 6:2)

This week we've seen a painful, unprecedented, public drama unfold, around truth telling, testimony and trauma. Christ folks bear one another's stories, truths and wounds because it is a way in which we might love God, love our neighbors and truly love ourselves. It's when we yield to the flourishing of others, we find true care for ourselves.

St. Paul goes on: "A person will harvest what they plant.Those who plant only for their own benefit will harvest devastation from their selfishness, but those who plant for the benefit of the Spirit will harvest eternal life from the Spirit. Let’s not get tired of doing good, because in time we’ll have a harvest if we don’t give up. So then, let’s work for the good of all whenever we have an opportunity..."(Galatians 6:7b-10)

‪The last few weeks of political news has been a heavy weight on the shoulders of survivors.‬

Our community listens to and believes survivors of abuse and trauma. If you want to speak, please reach out - we would love to be with you and support you whether it’s over coffee or in the comments. Reach out to us on and beyond Sundays if you’d like to share your story.  #metoo#churchtoo