From the statement of 222nd General Assembly of PCUSA
Racism is a lie about our fellow human beings, for it says that some are less than others. It is also a lie about God, for it falsely claims that God favors parts of creation over the entirety of creation. Because of our biblical understanding of who God is and what God intends for humanity, the PC(USA) must stand against, speak against and work against racism. Anti-racist effort is not optional for Christians. It is an essential aspect of Christian discipleship, without which we fail to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ.
“As followers of Jesus Christ, we rejoice in God’s plan for a just, loving, and peaceful world, and we commit ourselves to making it a reality for all people everywhere.”
Rutgers Church is a member of the More Light Churches Network, an organization of inclusive Presbyterian churches that welcome individuals into full membership, including ordained offices, without regard to sexual orientation or gender identity.
Rutgers Presbyterian Church is a progressive, ethnically diverse family with 110 active members ranging in age from infants to centenarians. As followers of Jesus Christ, we rejoice in God’s plan for a just, loving, and peaceful world, and we commit ourselves to making it a reality for ALL people everywhere.
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Infants and toddlers are cared for during the service by our warm and experienced staff. Parents are welcome to bring (or pick up) their children any time beginning at 10:45 am, or earlier when there is an adult class.
Children of any age are also welcome to stay with their families during worship.
The Welsh Church of New York holds its monthly Service in Rutgers’ Sanctuary usually on the second Sunday at 3 PM.
Like many, I gave at first because that’s what you were supposed to do. More recently, I’ve come to own it as my own thing. It’s a reminder to myself that this is my identity … every week, giving a portion (and just a portion, I decide what to do with everything else), identifies me with Christ and with bringing about the Kingdom of God on Earth. And that’s why I give.