Dear siblings in Christ, Thank you all for welcoming me into the Riverside Presbytery family with open arms and hearts. I am deeply touched by all the support I have received since I arrived almost three months ago. I have been visiting the different congregations and getting to know people.
Lázaro Silva was working with those who live on the street recently, and it caused him the reason for reflection. His thoughts and questions are poignant reminders of our work as Christians.
It was a beautiful, sunny, early June evening – a rare day given all the clouds we’ve had recently. Linda, my wife, and I set up our chairs and joined an audience of around 70-plus people made up of all sorts of folks: retired, those with young children, teens; those
These days I was thinking about paths. A few days ago, I had a very interesting moment at work, I was in San Bernardino organizing a breakfast to offer to some people that come to the project to get food every week, many of them live on the streets; these
In response to the May shooting at Geneva Presbyterian in Laguna Woods, we invited our brothers and sisters in Riverside Presbytery to join us for a morning discussing security and safety on June 21. We do not consider ourselves experts, but the mass shooting at the Regional Center in our
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A Forward-Thinking Outlook On
Living A Life In Christ
We are a Matthew 25 Presbytery
The church isn’t a building or an institution. It is the people of the congregations that are the church, and the church must spread The Gospel as far as possible.
The children of God need to be cared for, no matter their lot in life. As servants of Christ, we are called to shelter them, nurture them, and provide spiritual fellowship to them.
We bring all members of the church into the sacred space of worship, allowing the Holy Spirit to move fully through the body of Christ.
The Divine Truth is available for all, but it is through interaction with it, discussion about it, and practical application of it that our lives are made whole through God.
Followers of Christ are called to serve their neighbors. Through “radical neighboring” we find the ways that the body of Christ around us is being underserved and offer what we can.
Christ called us to prepare the Kingdom of Heaven. God calls us to demonstrate what that looks like to the world through our actions.