Reflecting with Scripture on Community Organizing

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Reflecting with Scripture on Community Organizing

Rev. Jeff Krehbiel, pastor of the Church of the Pilgrims in Washington, D.C. and co-chair of the Washington Interfaith Network, offers reflections on four passages from the Christian Scriptures and how they relate to the experience of community organizing. He also offers a Group Study Guide for congregational use. His topics include:

  • From Crowd to Community (Mark 6:30-44)
  • From Anger to Action (Exodus 3:1-9, 4:10-13)
  • From Pride to Perseverance (Luke 18:1-8)
  • From "The World As It Is" to "The World As It Should Be" (Isaiah 65:17-25)

located in the PCUSA, a congregation in the Church of the PilgrimsThe Rev. Dr. Jeffrey K. Krehbiel is the pastor of Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, DC. He is a co-chair of the Washington Interfaith Network, a faith-based community organization affiliated with the Industrial Areas Foundation, the largest and oldest network of "broad-based" community organizations in the United States, with more than sixty affiliates nation wide. He is a graduate of Hope College in Holland, Michigan and McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, and earned a Doctor of Ministry in "Gospel and Culture" at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia. He has been involved in community organizing for more than twenty-five years, serving urban pastorates in New York City and Wilmington, Delaware before coming to WashingtonDC in 2000.

 

 

Format: Paperback book
Product code: AP1052
Dimensions: 5" x 7½"
Length: 60 pages
Publisher:
ACTA Publications
ISBN: 978-0-87946-448-6
Written by Reverend Jeffrey K. Krehbiel