Back Bay Mission is pleased to announce that applications are available for the 2015 Shari Prestemon Social Justice Internship. The Shari Prestemon Social Justice Internship provides a member of the United Church of Christ between the ages of 19 and 35 with a unique opportunity to participate in a 10-week summer program (June 8-14 August 2015) tailored to their interests.… Read more →
I didn’t think a documentary on housing could take so many turns. This is truly a must see for social justice workers, congregational leaders, clergy and all those who have hoped and tried to make the world a better place and wondered, “what went wrong”? The 21st century version of your story has been told. A reverend in a small… Read more →
If you haven’t seen the move A Place at the Table, please find it on iTunes, netflix or hopefully at your local library. This a great documentary showing how we can fight hunger and provide access to quality affordable food. Lincoln Temple will celebrate Bread for the World Sunday October 26th during our worship service.
We truly received an extravagant welcome when members of the Fabrangen invited Lincoln Temple to a small seder at on of their member’s homes. This occasion marked the 45th and 25th anniversary of a “freedom” seder between the two groups. Twenty-five years ago members from both congregations crafted a seder around the telling of the exodus story (obviously) and of… Read more →
Paula Deen is not in a “he who is without sin cast the first stone” moment. She is in a “forgive them for they know not what they do” moment. It is unfortunate that she became the current lightening rod in this country’s conversation on racism. However, her actions and attitudes can inform a much more important event of this… Read more →
In respect of Holocaust remembrance Day and genocide awareness: Dietrich Bonhoeffer, killed at Flossenburg Concentration Camp on April 9, 1945, is well known as a German Theologian and resister of Hitler and Nazi Germany. He’s known as one of the founders of the Confessing Church, which resisted the takeover of the German Lutheran Church by the Third Reich. But Bonhoeffer… Read more →