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1 POSTSMelissa Pohlman is one of the pastors at Central Lutheran Church in Downtown Minneapolis, MN. As the Pastor for Community, she works alongside people experiencing homelessness and poverty in order to change the conditions of what it is to be homeless in Minneapolis. She tries to do this through Jesus’ deeply collaborative example.
For me, fifth Sundays has always felt like a natural Sunday to do something different than normal. But our church has always struggled to figure out what exactly that different-than-normal thing should be.
The Emanuel AME church shooting cut short the lives of nine people. Rev. Anthony Thompson lost his wife, Myra. He was also the first to publicly offer the shooter, Dylann Roof, forgiveness.