Prayer In the Aftermath

Rev. Nathan King Interim Disaster Representative, UCC WNCA  O Holy One, you who have given us life, and breath, and being, and you who have sustained our lives with the the gift of your comforting and mighty presence, we give thanks that this storm called Florence has now passed. We now find ourselves in the […]

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Without Power!

by Rev. Nathan King As hurricane Florence now begins lashing the coastal margins of North and South Carolina, I hope you have/had the luxury of making preparations to stay safe. Theresa and I bought a few groceries in case we lose power. We are fortunate to have a gas stove and could still cook should […]

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Crumbs

Weekly Reflection from Pastor Nathan King When I was growing up, dry cereal that you eat with milk was a novelty. Of course I immediately took a liking to Fruit Loops, although it was usually Corn Flakes that mom bought. My dad had a habit of putting pieces of banana in his and he liked […]

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Put Your Heart In It

by Rev. Nathan King The garden we fenced off (finally last year) and planted this past spring was going great. That is until we went away for a week of vacation in July. We returned from our trip to find, well…not much of anything really. The deer had apparently been inside and munched off all […]

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The Toppling of not-so-Silent Sam

by Rev. Nathan King On Monday night protestors at UNC-CH pulled down a memorial that had stood since 1913. The memorial had been the subject of hot debate over the years, more intensely in the past two years as America’s original sin of racism has again reared its head with the unchecked rhetoric of the […]

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Week of Prayer for Refugees

Week of Prayer for Refugees Will you join us in daily prayer this week to #Pray4Refugees With the U.S. administration poised to announce another dangerous and damaging blow to the number of refugees welcomed in the United States in 2019, UCC Refugee Ministries is calling on all of our churches, members and communities to join us in […]

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Reflection from Pastor Nathan

 Who’s right? This morning I was in the check-out line at a thrift where I often shop. The person in front of me was buying an item and even with the 5% discount it came to so many dollars “and two cents.” The customer reached in their pocket and pulled out another dollar. The cashier […]

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Charlotte Pride 2018!

by Dan Harty We have to take a moment to reflect on our time at the Charlotte Pride Festival. We shared stories, laughs, hugs, smiles, love, and also tears with so many people at the Festival. In those 2 days filled our hearts with joy. We also shared a booth with Wedgewood Church located in […]

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HB2 Community Discussion

On October 4, Trinity UCC and Concord-Kannapolis PFLAG will host a community discussion on HB2, Shifting the Paradigm: The Role of Faith Communities in Improving the Lives of LGBTQ Individuals and Families. The speakers will include Trinity’s pastor, Nathan King along with individuals who speak on the psychological aspects of the situation. This discussion will […]

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