As our newest staff member, Jeehye (pronounced “jee-hae”) Pak joins us with years of experience as a children’s minister/director, serving previously in Korean Methodist churches. She works at the Commission on Religion and Race of The United Methodist Church and has worked at Many Voices.
Reposted from Mary Kay Totty's blog,
Terence Crutcher. Keith Lamont Scott. Two more beloved dark-skinned children of God killed in the streets of US cities by law enforcement. Two more families devastated as they mourn loved ones dead too early, and dead unnecessarily. As I write this post, 706 people have been shot and killed by police in the United States in 2016 — and there’s three and a half months left in this year. That is more than two people per day! The Washington Post is keeping a count here.
This cannot be ignored. We are being destroyed by racism and we must repent of the sin of racism and make bold efforts to dismantle racism.
Our dynamic children's program provides worship, education and special fun events for all ages. We have a full-time children's director who teaches the youth and leads special events such as a Halloween party, Christmas party and Vacation Bible School. On Sunday, we have friendly children's education classes before worship and a Godly Play program for younger children during worship.
Sunday worship is held at 11 a.m. at the church Sept. through May and at 10 a.m. during summer. Refreshments following church. Nursery provided.
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--"I love how Dumbarton continues to stand up for the rights of the marginalized, especially LGBT people"
--"I appreciate the incredible lay participation and leadership - it is unrivaled elsewhere, in my experience."--Jamie M.
--"Everyone at Dumbarton is honestly and uniquely who they are - there are no pretensions or facades to pretend to be someone we are not." Michelle D.
--"I like the time in the service when we prayerfully express our joys and concerns."--Joan C.