Category Archives: Community Organising

More on Community Organising: Brad’s story

In my last post I listed the programme for the community organising course. Here’s a story which illustrates a bit of what it was all about.

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Community organising training 1

On Sunday 17 June, I attended church at University Christian Church, and then had my meeting with Congressman Geoff Davis. Pastor Troy Jackson then picked me up from northern Kentucky, and after brief stops at his home and to buys … Continue reading

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Growth or faithfulness? A Cincinnati Presbyterian pastor reflects

On Friday 15 June I had a chance to meet up with a Presbyterian pastor from Cincinatti, the Rev Erwin Goedicke of North Presbyterian Church. We spend an enjoyable hour together at the the coffee shop of Troy Jackson’s Church, … Continue reading

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Midwestern evangelicalism in Cincinnati

Visit this post for more photos from University Christian Church. On Thursday 14 June, after 3 very busy days in Washington DC, I travelled to Cincinnati (surely the most difficult US  city to spell!) at the invitation of my friend … Continue reading

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More writing needed!

When I started this blog, it was with the intention of sharing up-to-date information about what I was up to on my study leave with members of my congregation, friends, and anyone who might be interested. But I found that … Continue reading

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Update about Washington

My last meeting in Washington DC (on 13 June 2012) was with the Rev Michael Livingston of the Poverty Initiative of the National Council of churches. My notes on that meeting with appear in a day or two. I have … Continue reading

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Community organizing turns serious… but fun!

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I went to the bank today. Not exactly the bank, but an administration building of Chase. Big banks here are getting the blame (deservedly) for a lot- including ‘foreclosing’ and chucking people out of their homes, and causing the destruction … Continue reading

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