Sunday, May 21, 2017

Lunch at the Courtyard: Messiah's Homeless Ministry, Sunday, May 28, 11:45 AM

Lunch at the Courtyard:

Messiah's Homeless Ministry, Sunday, May 28, 11:45 AM

Lunch at the Courtyard, Sunday, May 28, 11:45 AM, Episcopal Church of the Messiah.

Immediately following the 10:15 service the Messiah community and all interested persons will go out to homeless shelter at the Courtyard to serve lunch. If you plan to come and/or bring food, please contact Lou Chapin at

Entrees, salads, fresh fruits, dinner rolls, and desserts are usually needed for this large lunch service, as are volunteers to serve the food. It is best to coordinate food donations with the organizers to make sure we have enough of everything. Cash donations are also welcome and will be used wisely in shopping for food on the Saturday preceding.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Accidental Courtesy

Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America

Peace and Justice Film Screening -- Wednesday, May 24 at 7:00PM in the Upper Room at Church of the Messiah, Santa Ana.

This film was a New York Times Critics pick and has won recognition from many independent film festivals. This documentary follows African-American musician Daryl Davis, who has played backup for Chuck Berry. Davis is an example for anyone interested in promoting peace and understanding -- he goes out of his way to cultivate cordial relationships with well-known racists. The film documents his efforts to get to know leaders from the Ku Klux Klan and neo-Nazi groups. In forming these relationships, he attempts to further mutual understanding and steer them away from their racist attitudes.  
"Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America" is directed by Matt Ornstein. You can see a preview of the film by clicking HERE.