Since the tragic murder of George Floyd on the 25th May the world has been shaken and many people are waking up to the reality of the inequalities and sufferings of black people, not only in America but in the UK also.
We as Christian people are called to act justly, love mercy and walk humbly with our God (Micah 6:8). Time and time again we see Jesus standing for the oppressed, hearing the cry of people in need and standing for them, and with them.
So what can we do?
We can donate... https://www.gofundme.com/f/ukblm-fund
We can sign petitions... https://www.capitalfm.com/news/black-lives-matter-petitions-to-sign-uk/
We can write to our MPs... https://www.amnesty.org.uk/black-lives-matter-write-your-mp
We can talk to our friends and families...
We can make a take a stand in our church, in our workplaces, in our schools and in our community.
We can pray
On Wednesday Kid's church got together on Zoom, and we talked about the Black lives Matter movement and why it is so needed. And we wrote prayers together, please share with us in our prayers.
Here is a message from Nottingham City Prayer about how we can react in prayer together on Monday evening.
United church response to George Floyd killing #nottschurchespledge
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