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If your hand causes you to stumble, cut it off. - Mark 9:43 (NIV)

There are over 60 languages spoken in my neighborhood, making it one of the most diverse communities in the world. But the beauty of our
 diversity is tainted by a
long history of discri-mination. Tensions are
 particularly high between our mostly white police force and our African and African-American populations.
Recently,...

Today's Prayer
Gracious God, grant us the courage to confront the sin in our lives and in our communities. Give us the strength to change ourselves and our world for the better. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Mark 9:43, 45, 47-48

Thought for the Day

God’s transforming grace is always available to me.

Prayer Focus

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Our resolve must be different. My prayer is that we have finally reached a tipping point. My hope is that when the protests fade and the marches slow that our will as a church to truly eradicate the scourge of racism won’t dissipate but grows even stronger.” 

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