Fauntleroy Church ‘Worship Without Walls’ substitutes service for sermon

Thanks to Judy Pickens for the photo and report:

Some 140 members of Fauntleroy Church, United Church of Christ, left the sanctuary shortly after arriving Sunday morning for the congregation’s first “worship without walls” event.

Adults, children, and youth headed to four service projects: Packaging at Food Lifeline for area food banks, creating art kits for the parent-child home program at Southwest Youth & Family Services, assembling education supplies for distribution by Church World Service to refugee camps [photo], and training for Friend to Friend America’s program linking West Seattle volunteers with lonely elders.

According to education director and event coordinator Karyn Frazier, the morning was “a way to act out our love all at once by engaging in worshipful service in the wider community.”

P.S. In case you’ve been wondering, the church’s next Recycle Roundup is April 23rd – when it’s closer, we’ll publish the list of what will and won’t be accepted.

3 Replies to "Fauntleroy Church 'Worship Without Walls' substitutes service for sermon"

  • JayDee March 12, 2017 (2:56 pm)

    While I am not religious I appreciate those whose actions demonstrate their beliefs.  I will be there with my donation the next time they offer recycling. 

  • E March 12, 2017 (6:12 pm)

    Wonderful!!! Way to go community members!!!

  • CS March 12, 2017 (8:41 pm)

    We (Fauntleroy UCC church) also had over 60 volunteers show up at Food Lifeline to help sort and pack.

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