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A Pastoral Statement on the Ferguson Decision

March 5, 2015

In the wake of the report of the Justice Department this week, it seemed a good time to reblog a post I made when the Ferguson Grand Jury’s decision was originally announced.

Rev. Shane L. Bishop

(In the wake of the report of the Justice Department this week, it seemed a good time to reblog a post I made when the Ferguson Grand Jury’s decision was originally announced)

Dear Friends,

In the wake of the recent announcement of the Grand Jury concerning the death of Michael Brown, I would like to urge the following for the Christ Church family:
Pray.
Such a decision affects us each differently but the call to prayer for those who are hurting and have been hurt is universal.
Do No Harm.
Exercising impulse control over what you say and choose to post via the social media is essential as we work toward reconciliation and healing on the other side of this decision.
Do All the Good You Can.
This will look differently for each of us, but be conscious of how God might use you during this difficult time. Often listening…

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