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UrbanMission’s Open Table community dinner
INCUBATE, STORIES

The Open Table, Or... A Piece of Chocolate Cake

Rev. Stephen Patten   |   May 15, 2018

UrbanMission’s Open Table is more than “just” a community dinner, it is a holy communion of those seeking wholeness in one way or another.

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INCUBATE, STORIES

Seeking Community Health and Wellbeing

Rev. Stephen Patten   |   June 13, 2016

At UrbanMission Community Partners, we have organized concerned community stakeholders interested in making systemic change, exploring ways in which to create sustainable solutions to the problem of food insecurity.

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PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES

Why Followers of Jesus Should Oppose Capital Punishment

May 26, 2021

Recently, there has been a rise in the number of executions of people on death row, particularly by the federal government. For decades, there have been debates over the use of capital punishment as a sentence for serious criminal offenses. What does the Bible say about capital punishment? Should followers of Jesus Christ, who was executed himself, oppose the use of capital punishment? Learn from a chaplain who has worked on death row in Florida for many years why followers of Jesus should be opposed to the use of capital punishment.

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Héctor J. Hernández Marcial

Director of Community Engagement
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PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

For 40 years, Serra Center has been committed to providing compassionate care for individuals with developmental disabilities.