Today is the Sunday closest to the second anniversary of the Mother Emanuel tragedy where nine African American brothers and sisters in Christ were gunned down during a Bible Study by a young, white male hoping to incite a race war.
Some might be tempted to ask, “Didn’t our politicians unite to remove the Confederate Flag? Haven’t there been significant efforts in this state since then to address our racial injustices and divisions and to work towards reconciliation? Isn’t it time to simply move on?”
One of the faith practices offered on Monday afternoon at the South Carolina Lutheran Synod Assembly was a two hour history tour, focusing on the Gullah/Geechee community.
By Michael Kohn
NaCl. The chemical name for salt. Two elements that come together seamlessly to form a delicious seasoning. Holy Spirit, Charleston is a unified congregation formed out of the union of St. Andrew and Holy Comforter, and this congregation hosted a group of voting members from the 2017 Assembly for worship and supper.
The Epiphany Service from the ELCA Bishops Academy
You are invited to worship on Friday, January 6, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. This Epiphany Day service will be held at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 405 King Street, Charleston.