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Youth + Faith + Race

Youth + Faith + Race

Have you ever considered the Church’s history with race, what our faith tells us about our role as Christians in bringing about justice and equity, or just want to start learning more about the history of racial inequity and what you can do about it today? ...
Silver Linings of a Lock In

Silver Linings of a Lock In

Silver Linings of a Lock-in How our youth have stayed connected while being physically apart. It goes without saying that youth “lock-ins” are usually a bit more fun than the past few weeks have been. But the reality of a forced lock-in, without the usual social...
Cuba: Be Present, Notice Things

Cuba: Be Present, Notice Things

Be present. Notice things. Those simple guidelines from Michelle grounded us throughout the week in Cuba. Whether at a meal shared with the youth of the church in Remedios or on the bus with each other, the intent was to be present. To appreciate the moment as it...
Cuba: Liberation Theology

Cuba: Liberation Theology

Cuban cultural night was lit (pardon the slang, we are a group of mostly high schoolers). Our Cuban friends treated us to an evening filled with skits, food, and dancing. We learned about the peanut salespeople who seem to be on every square; the weird white fruit...
Cuba Musings

Cuba Musings

We have had so much fun so far in Cuba and have made so many memories and I know there are many more to come as we continue through our week! I was kind of nervous about the language barrier and how it would be interacting with others on this trip but it has been an...
So Here We Are. Cuba.

So Here We Are. Cuba.

So here we are. Cuba. It’s hard to know what to think of this place. For being so close to the mainland United States, it feels like I should know at least as much about this island as I do Canada or Mexico. My knowledge of Cuba relates primarily to a post WWII...