The Methodist Church was strong and growing throughout the United States. Baby boomers had boomed and were still booming – and they were buying houses, settling in for block parties, creating lifelong neighborhood bonds. And this spot right here, nestled between new pockets of suburbia was the PERFECT place for a Methodist church.
This prayers was published at RevGalBlogPals, on Friday, August 9, 2019. As I think about this season we are in, at the threshold between what was and what will be, as we rest in the right now, this prayer speaks to me...and louder perhaps because it is written by a neighbor of ours. Perhaps you've heard about the decision by Twinbrook Baptist to sell their building to another congregation, and to generously give away their money as investment in programs for those with great need. (Read more about this HERE.)