Global Mission

This is not your grandparents’ mission effort! Acknowledging that our world will be stronger when we can learn, share and grow together, Rock Spring made a commitment to being a global mission church. To become part of the global partnership network and receive updates about our work, please send an email request to Laura Martin at laura@rockspringucc.org

 

 

Here are some books, films, music, and web links to help all of us learn more about our partnerships and connections around the world.

Rock Spring adopted the identity of a Global Mission Congregation in 2012.

We are reminded that we must conduct ourselves with kindness and humility even as we seek to counteract injustice anywhere and to stand in solidarity with its victims everywhere.

In 2012, Rock Spring decided to become a Global Mission congregation with a particular focus on the Middle East.

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Sanctuary DMV congregations will be talking about next steps in supporting those fearing deportation, including court accompaniment and advocacy, at All Souls Unitarian Church, 1500 Harvard St.

Rock Spring is co-sponsoring this first Arlington viewing of this award-wining film about plant and animal ecosystems in the suburbs. Featuring Dr.

by Laura Martin

The reality is that I too have

Authored your pain.

I laid a blank piece of paper down

When you needed me to respond.

I chose the shortcut.

I learned complicity,

Learned to move quietly in my privilege,

Learned to let the doors open for me

Before walked inside.

I inherited fear

And did not unlearn it.

In fight or flight, I flew.

I confess all this.

And I commit to hearing

The raw stories,

To letting your vulnerability

Chafe me.