Our Safe Sanctuary policy was updated by John DiMartino and approved by our Church Council on September 20. All volunteers working with children, youth and vulnerable adults must be trained on our Safe Sanctuary policy every year. A date for our next training event will be announced in the coming weeks. To view the new policy online, click here.
One of Jesus’ great teaching parables involves a sower who cast seed along the ground. The sower hoped the seeds would sprout, grow, and bear good fruit. Some seeds did just that, producing a great harvest. But others, Jesus said, fell among thorns and, though they began to grow, these good plants were quickly choked out. Jesus said the thorns were “the cares of the world and the lure of wealth” (Matthew 13:22). In a culture where having “enough” seems to have become a never-
“Make Weaver Green Again!”
This phrase has been on our church sign for most of the summer, and I’ve heard the question a few times:
"What is that supposed to mean?"
Well, in one sense, it is a bit of a riff on our President’s famous (or infamous, depending on your perspective) slogan: “Make America Great Again.” But what does being “green” have to do with Weaver or our church?? Is this some kind of free-lovin', tree-hugger motto? Well, that may be part of it, but not in