Hospitality/Casa Alitas Update

First Christian is responding to the need of those seeking asylum in our region. Between last Wednesday and Sunday, we were called upon to received seven families on an emergency basis when Casa Alitas was short on rooms. We thank those who offered their time and...

“What gospel is that?”

Today, March 24, is the feast day of Saint Óscar Romero. It was on this day 42 years ago that then Archbishop Romero was assassinated by the Salvadoran military forces as he celebrated mass at a small hospital chapel. The Salvadoran Civil War began with a military...
Save Asylum

Save Asylum

The Binational Save Asylum Coalition continues to lift up the plight of the migrants waiting at our southern border to ask for asylum. Currently, the border remains closed to most migrants. Some migrants have left the Nogales area because conditions there remain...
Moral March on Washington

Moral March on Washington

The June 18, 2022 Mass Poor People’s & Low-Wage Workers’ Assembly & Moral March on Washington and to the Polls will be a generationally transformative and disruptive gathering of poor and low-wealth people, state leaders, faith communities, moral...
Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa

Videos: What Is Kwanzaa and How is it Celebrated from Inside Edition. Sesame Street: Kwanzaa The Story of Kwanzaa: From Civil Rights to Corporate America from Now This World. Articles: Kwanzaa by the History Channel. The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa by The National...