The COVID-19 pandemic has brought into sharp focus the fear and panic as well as the tragic suffering and death occurring around our planet. At the same time it is revealing the good will efforts of countless people and organizations working to combat this invisible killer. At its core however, COVID-19 underscores more than ever that we are a world community that is profoundly connected across race, religion, gender, geography and nationality.
The paradox at the heart of this crisis is that we are asked to help one another by not congregating together. The need to come together, to reconcile with one another is fundamentally human but in this unique moment the Fellowship of Reconciliation offers up the best alternative we know to encourage hope and solidarity…prayer.