Speaker: Rev Jametta Alston

Sankofa

Sankofa is an African word from the Akan tribe in Ghana. The literal translation of the word and the symbol is “it is not taboo to fetch what is at risk of being left behind.”.
The past year was difficult, yet strong, valuable lessons were constantly … read more.

Sacredness of Children

The foster care/adoption agencies are overwhelmed because a child can be orphaned, removed, or abandoned for many reasons. Parents can die because of diseases and war, poverty, and hunger. Accidents are another reason of becoming an orphan. Over 415,000 children are in the foster care … read more.

When Your Soul, Spirit, Heart and Mind are Feeling Tired

There are many words we can use to communicate an insidious miasma that threatens to smother our soul.  Words such as “downcast,”  “brokenhearted,” “troubled,” “miserable,” “despairing,” and “mourning,” among others avoidthe word “Depression”. Throughout history there are a number of stories of people who have struggled and … read more.

The Letter and the Spirit

“The letter killeth,” wrote the apostle Paul, “but the spirit giveth life.” Did you know that the Reverend Jametta Alston was a lawyer and president of the Rhode Island Bar Association before she decided to go into the ministry? This Sunday she will share how … read more.

Peace in the Home

Peace in the Home. There are many definitions of home. Where do we go to find serenity, rest, contentment or safety? The place is not always where we reside. Domestic Violence has risen to 42% while other crimes have significantly decreased. Domestic Violence is a … read more.

Safe Sex

This is one of four topics that should be heard from the pulpit to help keep a congregation healthy.

Homecoming: Transgender Remembrance Day

Remembrance (TDoR), also known as the International Transgender Day of Remembrance, has been observed annually (from its inception) on November 20 as a day to memorialize those who have been murdered as a result of transphobia.

We will be recognizing transwomen with a traditional Homecoming celebration. … read more.