Clergy serving in every setting of the Massachusetts Conference have received an invitation to gather together for worship, prayer and an opportunity to share stories, perspectives and resources in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings.
The event will be held at Plymouth Church in Framingham on April 24 from 1:30 to 3:30 PM. An invitation to clergy was emailed Friday morning from Minister and President Jim Antal and the member of the MACUCC Disaster Resource Team, Don Remick, Jim Tilbe and Peter Wells.
"We are all keenly aware of the events and aftermath of the explosions at the Boston Marathon," said the invitation. "In our conversations with clergy over the last few days we have heard many stories. Some had family in the race or at the finish line, many had members of their church that were impacted, and everyone is seeking ways to minister in the midst of all the stories and emotions within them and around them."
Clergy planning to attend should RSVP to Patti Babcock at email@example.com.
Upcoming Days of Covenant will also include time for clergy to come together and reflect, grieve and offer mutual support. Those included:
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