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Bridge-Builders (Ministry of Racial Healing) Luncheon

May 20, 2018


Join Bridge-Builders and International Outreach's combined luncheon on Sunday, May 20, 12:45 PM in Fellowship Hall. Mercy Director David Apple will be speaking on "God's desire is that we would be one," followed by a time for Q&A.

Our current focus in Bridge Builders is: Building Relationships Across Racial and Cultural Lines

Long before the horrible news stories of racial injustice across America, the leaders of Bridge-Builders ministry turned its focus to explore how we are many skin colors, yet one in Christ. Join us as we share the richness of our diversity and our oneness in Christ. Join us for lunch in an atmosphere where Tenth members and friends can build and develop relationships.  Of special focus will be the recent arrests at Starbucks in our very own neighborhood, sparking a national debate about race relations. Since 1996, Tenth Presbyterian Church (one block from Starbucks) through its "Reconcilers Fellowship" and Bridge-Builders," has done that and more.  Read this article.

Director of Mercy Ministry David Apple is this year’s presenter, alongside ministry coordinator Joe Welch. David is the author of Not Just a Soup Kitchen and Neighborology (available in print and e-book). Joe is a Christian Counselor at the Philadelphia Access Center and a Metro Outreach partner of Tenth. 

About Bridge-Builders

Bridge-Builders a ministry of ACTS, is a ministry of racial healing for Tenth members and others that meets for lunch, teaching, and discussion in an effort to build relationships and foster a growing sense of community. We meet on the third Sunday of each month at1:00 PM in Fellowship Hall east.If you are new to Tenth please join us. It’s a great way to establish relationships.  

Please RSVP to David Apple.  $4.00 suggested donation.


Bridge Builders 2018 Schedule

  • January 28        He has Broken Down the Wall of Hositility (Ephesians 21)
  • February 25      Put Off the Old; Put on the New (Ephesians 4)
  • March 25          Tighten the Belt of Truth (James 6)
  • April 22            Jesus and the Syrphonician Woman (Matthew 15)
  • May 20             Christian Unity
  • June 24             God's Perfect Love


May 20, 2018
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