F O C U S
features stories about specific local ministries from Metropolitan Community Churches around the world.
IN THIS ISSUE:
- Hot Meals and a Serving of Compassion
- A Witness for Love and Justice
- COVID Shuts Down Church – NOT!
- Cristo Ama Mis Colores
- Open Doors Lead Us In New Directions
- MCC Hurricane Disaster Response
MCC Marikina organized relief efforts in five waves that began on November 11, 2020 after the typhoon hit and continued through mid-December.
I have stood silently – one night for more than an hour – with a young black man who simply remained motionless, staring at riot geared police behind barricades, looking upon the faces of his oppressors in the relative safety of a crowd.
Humbly, we offered these hand written expressions of God’s love to the residents of a long term care facility. We are not sure who was blessed more, the writers or the recipients.
In November 2020, ICM Somos, our church in Matanzas, Cuba, led by Rev. Elaine Saralegui, launched a successful campaign to fight back against LGBTphobia. The name of the campaign is “Cristo Ama Mis Colores”
Some doors never really close. Through their faithful legacy, Open Door MCC remains open in new and expanding ways.
The weekend of October 24-25, MCC members and friends gathered together in Vinton, Louisiana, USA, to serve alongside this community that had been severely impacted by more than one hurricane this season.
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