As Christians we are called to Love God, Love Neighbor & Change the World.
Here are some ways that we can take action to change the world.
1. Participate in the Digital Day of Change
Sunday March 14 is the beginning of Daylight Savings Time. Make sure to set your clock forward one hour on Saturday March 13.
Usually at St. Paul’s this would be a “Day of Change” where we ask you to bring your spare change to church and donate it to an organization that is changing lives.
Since we aren’t worshipping in person right now, we are going to do a “Digital Day of Change”. We are asking everyone to make a small donation ($25 or less) to an organization that is changing lives.
Let Pastor Vicki know where you sent your “spare change” and we will publicize all the places that St. Paul’s is making a difference.
2. Address unequal opportunities
In the Buffalo region more than 50% of the children live in poverty. That means that more than half the children in our region don’t have the access to technology, educational opportunities and enrichment activities that most of the children in our congregation do.
The Greater Buffalo Racial Equity Roundtable issued a report in 2018 about the inequities in our region and what we could gain as a community if they were addressed. You can find the report here – https://cfgb.org/wp-content/
Say Yes Buffalo has started a drive to provide reliable technology to students in Buffalo. You can find the link to the drive here (https://sayyesbuffalo.wedid.
3. Write to your elected representatives and express your opinion
You can find information on the Erie County Legislature here – https://www2.erie.gov/
You can find information on the State Legislature here – https://nyassembly.gov/ & here https://www.nysenate.gov/
4. Volunteer for Hearts & Hands Faith in Action
This is a group of volunteers that help senior citizens in our communities. You can grocery shop, provide transportation to appointments, be a phone buddy to help someone stay connected or help with home repairs & yard work.
Find more information here – https://hnhcares.org/