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About Kathy Graves
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Entries by Kathy Graves
On this day after our state and national elections, I write to all of you profoundly aware of how exhausted and anxious we are as a country and as a community of UCC churches in Minnesota … There is a lot we don’t know right now, much we can’t predict, but today I offer two things we do know with utter clarity.
Check out the recording of he Minnesota Conference UCC Immigration Team’s October 26 conversation with Hanne Sandison from The Advocates for Human Rights and Julio Zelaya from the ACLU.
When the Covid-19 pandemic canceled so many activities scheduled in 2020, the Outdoor Ministry of the Minnesota Conference United Church of Christ got busy reinventing, creating, and working with ecumenical partners.
Hebrews 11 reminds us that “faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” Conference Minister Rev. Shari Prestemon shares a video message of faith in turbulent times. Read and listen to her words.
Conference Minister Shari Prestemon joins her Conference Minister colleagues from across the UCC in calling the whole church to a time of prayerful self-reflection, brave conversation, and the urgent work of racial justice and equity in each of our congregations and communities
Check out the videos from the first five webinars in our series, including the latest one with Jim Bear Jacobs.
The five faith communities raised $15,000 and, through a partnership with the New York-based nonprofit RIP Medical Debt, purchased and cleared medical debt in bulk across both states.
Henry Banks, the Conference’s guest speaker for the September 15 “Justice Talk to Justice Walk” discussion, shared his story of creating a memorial to address the lynching of three innocent black men in Duluth in 1920.
At its 2019 Annual Meeting, the Minnesota Conference voted to begin a process of reparations with approval of a resolution. The newly formed Amos Task Force has stepped into this work, choosing two Indigenous organizations for reparations funding.
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