The killing of nine people at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, forces us to look again at persistent racism and hate crimes in our country. This shocking violence also forces us to wrestle with our own feelings of helplessness. As Christians, what can we do to move beyond the rhetoric and respond in ways that bring true change?

FaithLink is a Sunday School class that meets at 9:30 a.m. in LC #104. Sheryl Johnson is leading the class. Topics for each session will be announced the Tuesday prior.

Whether you avail yourself of a single session on a topic that interests you, or engage in an ongoing basis, linking your faith with your approach to contemporary issues should prove rewarding.

Topic for July 26: Grandparents and Grandchildren