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GMP speaks a word about Florida school shooting

by Rev. Teresa Hord Owens Put things in order, listen to my appeal, agree with one another, live in peace, and the God of love and peace will be with you. –  2 Corinthians 13:11 Once again, our nation is grieving senseless violence, senseless death: the killing of 17 students at a Florida high school, […]

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Posted on February 14, 2018
Filed under: From the GMP
A word about Sutherland Springs, TX, shootings

From General Minister and President Terri Hord Owens 28 I go about in sunless gloom;     I stand up in the assembly and cry for help. 31 My lyre is turned to mourning,     and my pipe to the voice of those who weep. Job 30:28, 31(NRSV) How long will we allow high capacity guns to slaughter human beings? […]

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Open-carry laws bring questions

As laws change regarding gun controls, open-carry and more, congregations may be starting or continuing discussions on these issues. The participants in the 2015 General Assembly in Columbus spoke to the issue of gun violence in GA 1521. The final section of that resolution reads: FINALLY, BE IT RESOLVED that congregations within the Christian Church […]

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Posted on January 5, 2016
Filed under: General, Resources