In September 2008, our
congregational campaign was Faith in ACTION. Throughout the year, we studied, talked and wrestled with what it meant
to put our faith in action, both here in our community and around the world. We knew that we were called to do both, and
we also knew that our international outreach was strong.
So our focus turned to our
local outreach: What did that
involve? What were we doing? What should we be doing? What impact could we make in our own
With much excitement, grace in ACTION was born! Out of a single thought for helping the elderly, the poor, the disabled in our community… came what we call Compassionate Compliance.
Compassionate Compliance is
intended to help those who are considered out of compliance with city
codes. Did you know that a code
violation can be as much as $500 per day? So what does grace in ACTION do? We…
Regular grace in ACTION days happen when the entire congregation is
involved in projects around our community on a Sunday – our worship that day is
out and about our community, and we gather together at the end of the day to
share a meal, share our stories and celebrate all of the ways that God’s grace
is in action all around us!
grace in ACTION.