One of the three emphases of the Mission & Justice Board is Caring for the Earth as a fundamental part of our faith. We are exploring (with you, the Congregation) ways to become a more ‘green’ congregation with our affiliation with Seattle based Earth Ministry, and local Bellingham based Multi-faith Network for Climate Justice (MNCJ).
The Dotty Dale Youth Peacemaker Award was established in May 2021 with an initial donation of $1,000. The seed funds and any following gifts offered in honor of activist Dotty Dale, will aid the Whatcom Peace & Justice Center in supporting young activists (10-24 year old) resident in Whatcom County who have demonstrated a commitment to peace and social justice.
Members and friend of First Congregational Church deliver the resolution, Third Reconstruction: Fully Addressing Poverty and Low Wages from the Bottom Up. It is part of the state and national Poor People's Campaign to encourage House Representatives to vote for the passage of this resolution.