Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

One of the things that I love most about faith communities is that they are one of a few spaces that is regularly intergenerational. We are blessed to be a community of people of many ages!

What we have to learn and teach one another is immense and when we are open to those lessons, to learning, growing, and serving together, I truly believe we can change the world and that our worlds can change. This Sunday, our children and United Methodist Women members invite us to celebrate Children's Sabbath.

A person who knew the value of all people, including the youngest among us, was Mr. Fred Rogers. For 33 years, his show Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, tackled the everyday issues and experiences facing children. He wasn't afraid to talk about difficult things like death and divorce and also created an environment that offered comfort and care. As much as he taught the children, I'm sure he learned a thing or two as well.

This Sunday, we will celebrate what a beautiful day it is in our neighborhood by hearing the wisdom of our children, welcoming a new member to our church, and blessing everyone heading back into school this year. Won't you be our neighbor? Join us on Sunday in person or on YouTube!

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