Dorchester Circuit hosts outreach-oriented back-to-school event

The women of Zion United Methodist Church, in cooperation with Salem UMC, offered a back-to-school event on Aug. 13 that included food, fun and school supplies.

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Churches should be safe spaces. When we enter a church, just like when we enter a school, most of us feel a reasonable expectation that we are entering a place where no harm is supposed to occur. A lot of that assumption has to do with the inherent trust we place in such institutions. An editorial by Jessica Brodie.



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