Community Engagement Articles
For many congregations, it can feel like the building is either the default center of the mission or has eclipsed any sense of mission. How can faith communities embrace or expand beyond the brick and mortar to find what the Holy Spirit is calling them to do?
One church created a week-long summer reading camp for at-risk readers in their community. Hopefully their adventure will inspire you to do the same.
Christians and The Environment As Christians, we are called to consider our place in creation – not only from a practical lens, but from a
We left Eden a long time ago. God came to join us outside its gates. Now, as we turn to Christ and offer our lives for his service, God enables us to become stewards of Creation.
The Sabbath is a time when we are reminded of this; accepting the manna that cannot be hoarded, picking blackberries that provide delight without cultivation.
We recently caught up with the Rev. Ramelle McCall, Urban Missioner for the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland. After giving a tour of Church of Holy Trinity, he shared the opportunities and challenges of ministry in West Baltimore.
A pastor ministers to an RV park, serves as police chaplain, and writes weekly newspaper columns. He knows the community; more importantly, they know him.