The glares from people in the congregation when a toddler starts screaming in the pew because his sister stole his Cheerio don’t help a family feel embraced by fellow churchgoers. Wednesday, April 19, 2017
This column is a "fond farewell" to those who have enjoyed my writing over the years. Writing a column is like putting a note in a bottle and tossing it into the river so it can float down and across the bay and out into the ocean. You never know whose shore it will wash up on.
Accompaniment as described in the document is an essential part of our responsibility to undocumented persons, especially those who are members of our congregations. However, offering asylum may become necessary to protect families and individuals from forced deportation.