Have you ever extended your hand in anti-peace?
During the weekly exchange of peace handshakes several months ago at the small church around the corner from where I live in Chicago, a fellow congregant met my extended hand with a firm grip and said, “I heard that you lost your job — you must be scared.” Then she followed up with a “Peace be with you” and moved on to another parishioner.
Click here to read this article about anxiety and peace and come Sunday ready to talk about exchanging peace and finding peace.
We are continuing our peanut butter collection for the month of September. Bring your jars to church and spread the word.