Board of Outreach and Social Justice
October 21, 2018
The Board of Outreach and Social Justice enjoyed another successful and spirited meeting Sunday, October 21, 2018. Following member check-in and prayer, updates were provided on several board initiatives. Fellow congregants can look forward to announcements on upcoming Open and Affirming/LGBTQ+, Global Ministries, and Racial Justice Coalition activities. BOSJ also completed the planning for the annual White Gift program. The next BOSJ meeting will take place on Sunday, November 18, 2018 immediately following the morning service.
August 19, 2018
The Board of Outreach and Social Justice met on August 19th. We worked on plans for a number of upcoming events including the LBBTQA+ brainstorming session on August 26th, the Racial Justice Coalition discussion of The Color of Law on September 2nd, and the Rise Against Hunger Meal Packing event on September 30th. The board also approved a donation drive for items for detained immigrant children for the month of September, and the discussed the possibility of partnering with other churches to sponsor a refugee family. The board is also in the early planning stages of December's White Gift service in order to more effectively manage gift requests, and the board approved the purchase of a new Christmas tree.