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The Office of Social Justice works to develop a deeper understanding of and response to God's call to let justice flow like a river in both our personal and communal lives, as well as in the structures of our societies.
Justice Prayers - September 18th; “For Such a Time as This:” A Story of Second-Generation Salvadoran American
As the humanitarian crisis at the border continues, Congress is deciding on the federal government’s budget for next year. Over the last several years, the Department of Homeland Security has poured billions of dollars from other important departments into harmful immmigration policies, such as detention and “Remain in Mexico,” through the federal funding transfer authority. These policies expose already vulnerable migrants to inhumane and dangerous conditions and violate the scriptural call to love foreigners and not mistreat them found in Leviticus 19:33-34. Urge Congress to fund humane solutions for immigrants and to defund harmful immigration enforcement practices and eliminate the often-abused federal funding transfer authority.
“For Such a Time as This:” A Story of Second-Generation Salvadoran American; Baptism and the Fear of Uncertainty