Posts from June 2020

Actions We Can Take for Black Lives

Running simultaneously with the tumultuous electoral and pandemic news, we are witnessing the remarkably persistent determination by all people of good will to end the evil of racism. This is wonderful good news, and a wonderful opportunity to root out (at last!) our cursed inheritances from the enslavement of Black people, and the racism that targeted dark-skinned people as existed in ancient Greece and Rome. The last several weeks have seen long-standing monuments to the military and political defenders of…
Copper collection plate on a wooden table

Elgin Cooperative Ministry

This month’s Share the Plate recipient is: Elgin Cooperative Ministry As persons of many faiths, we are united by our call to care for the holistic well-being of our neighbors. Elgin Cooperative Ministry The Elgin Cooperative Ministry is a coalition of religious and secular organizations in Elgin, focused on serving the community and relieving food insecurity. Its member organizations include the All People’s Interfaith Food Pantry and the Community Crisis Center, both of which we support with donations of goods.…