“Please Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”

October 23, 2019

Take the City Project LifeHouse Initiatives  Generations of American children watched Fred Rogers begin his program each day on PBS singing this song as he came home, took off his sweater and put on his house shoes from 1968-2001. Mr Rogers programs are credited with teaching radical kindness, acceptance, and empathy to help children deal with the troubled civil unrest and rebellion against the moral, religious and legal values of our society beginning in the 1960-70s. Jesus taught  radical kindness, acceptance, and empathy  during His earthly ministry. Jesus responded to a question from a young Mosaic lawyer of how to inherit eternal life; by reminding him that we are to “Love the Lord your God with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind; and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” (NIV) In response to the Lawyer’s inquiry of “Who is my neighbor?”, Jesus taught the parable of the Good Samaritan going to help, bandage wounds, and carry to an inn for care; a traveler who had been robbed and beaten and left on the side of the road, from Jerusalem to Jericho. This injured man had been ignored by a priest and levite passing by on the other side of the road. Jesus asked the lawyer who had been a neighbor to the injured man and responded to the lawyer’s answer, “the one who had mercy on him”, with an admonition to “Go and do likewise.” (Luke 10:25-36) Project LifeHouse is a Take the City initiative to bring local churches together with local business leaders in partnerships to help revitalize communities. They accomplish this by...

Christmas Carol Flash Mob

This winter, we want to bring in Christmas cheer by signing loud for all to hear! Join us on December 9th and 10th for a time of prayer, worship and Christmas caroling.

On December 9th at 6:30pm, we will come together for worship and prayer for our city and nation.

On December 10th at 12:30pm, we will regroup for a time of worship and outreach training.  Afterwards, everyone will break up into teams.  Each team will go to different neighborhoods to pass out FREE candy canes and sing Christmas carols.

We will finish the day with a “Christmas Carol Flash Mob” at a secret undisclosed location. The location will be revealed during the day of the event.

Feel free to invite your friend and family. All are welcome to join us. We hope you have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Click here to find our event on Facebook!!!