Bishop Shamana's Thanksgiving prayer: Do no harm, do good, love God
Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ,
As we join with many people in this country and around the globe to give thanks, I am especially grateful to be in ministry with the California-Nevada Conference. The generosity of our churches that flows out of the blessings we have received from God in Christ Jesus brings joy to my heart. Many of you are continuing the radical hospitality of Jesus with Thanksgiving food baskets to the poor, dinners for the homeless in your church and your homes, serving in food lines, and countless other acts of kindness and advocacy with the heart of Christ.
Last week your Extended Cabinet was blessed to join with other Cabinets from across our connection as 800-plus leaders from the
The Clergy Convocation held November 13-15 at Zephyr Point also lifted our spirits and challenged us to claim a new future in Christ Jesus.
The world needs the gifts of the
Bishop Beverly J. Shamana