12 Months of Blessing: Big Table SD and Westmorland Presbyterian Food Pantry

For the month of August, we’re partnering with two regional organizations to bless and serve our neighbors in San Diego and Imperial Counties. Big Table “serves those who serve you.” Big Table provides care for workers in the hospitality & restaurant industry, where 1 in 6 workers are below the poverty line (which is doubleContinue reading “12 Months of Blessing: Big Table SD and Westmorland Presbyterian Food Pantry”

12 Months of Blessing: Equal Justice Initiative and Relief for Yemen

For the month of July, we’re continuing on with our 12 Months of Blessing campaign with two different organizations. As we continue on in the work of racial justice, equity, and reconciliation, we’ll be supporting the Equal Justice Initiative. You can learn more about founder Bryan Stevenson through his book Just Mercy: A Story ofContinue reading “12 Months of Blessing: Equal Justice Initiative and Relief for Yemen”

Lament / ⚓︎ Hope

So much pain exists in our culture today. The ongoing pandemic has unleashed both intense moments of suffering and death (although this is heavy and difficult, we highly recommend listening to this recent episode of This American Life called “The Reprieve” to experience the “invisible wildfire” of Covid-19 in Detroit) and the slow languish ofContinue reading “Lament / ⚓︎ Hope”

12 Months of Blessing: Justice & Equity

Anchor City is pleased to be able to participate in the work of two different organizations for this month’s 12 Months of Blessing campaign. The John and Vera Mae Perkins Foundation is a non-profit organization that teaches and promotes the principles of Christian Community development and racial reconciliation. “This conviction that God calls us toContinue reading “12 Months of Blessing: Justice & Equity”

Faithful Racial Justice Videos

Here are a couple of things you can watch to help further our understanding in the work of faithful racial justice:  TED Talks Paul Rucker: The Symbols of Systemic Racism — and how to take away their power • 7 minutes • from 2018  Baratunde Thurston: How to Deconstruct Racism, One Headline at a Time • 16 minutes •Continue reading “Faithful Racial Justice Videos”