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SPOTLIGHT RE-CAP: Local Churches Making God’s Love and Justice Real

8/12/2015

Recap of Spotlight Stories since last summer


SPOTLIGHT: Open and Affirming Means Open to Everyone, Even Those With Special Needs

7/22/2015

Brockton Church Holds Monthly Service for “All God’s People” -- including people with special needs and their families.


SPOTLIGHT: It’s More Than Just a Newsletter

7/8/2015

See How the Dudley Church Connects to Church and Community through PJ’s Place eMail Communication


SPOTLIGHT: Poco a Poco

5/22/2015

A chapel refurbishment project turned into an opportunity to bring together an existing Congregational church congregation and a nesting spanish-speaking Seventh-Day Adventist Church congregation.


SPOTLIGHT: Power to the People

4/14/2015

The Monterey United Church of Christ is a small church in a rural community in Berkshire County who thrives on being small. They have technically 12 members, but soon they will be taking in 11 more -- virtually doubling their membership in one fell swoop. How did they do it?


SPOTLIGHT: Promise Church Cooks Up A Way To Help the Recently Sheltered Stock Their New Homes

3/11/2015

It is sometimes hard for a small congregation to see that they are making a difference, but his church start has already touched the lives of the homeless.


SPOTLIGHT: Nahant UCC Church Spreads The Word About Islam

2/11/2015

It was a timely happenstance that two days after the Paris tragedy, Keli Khatib – a modern convert to Islam -- presented the basics of that religion to about 50 people as they ate breakfast at Nahant Village Church.


SPOTLIGHT: Offering a Homey Atmosphere to the Homeless

1/12/2015

Cambridge Church Opens Café as Part of Outreach Program


SPOTLIGHT: Different Faiths With Much in Common

10/24/2014

Shelburne Falls Church Helps the Community Explore Buddhist Teachings


SPOTLIGHT: Piecing Together Children’s Time and the Community

10/14/2014

Most churches try to incorporate a ‘children’s time’ during worship service, but Congregational Christian Church of Somerset, UCC, is taking an extra step and involving the entire congregation, and even the community, in the children’s messages. Somerset church creates Bible-based quilts for the homeless from children's worship time artwork.


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