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23 Dedham Avenue
Needham, MA 02492

The Interfaith Social Justice of Jesus



Sunday, October 18, 2020

10:30 am Service via You Tube Video Link

Speaker:  Rev. Rodney L. Petersen    


(Rev.) Rodney L. Petersen, Ph.D. is Executive Director of Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries (Boston); Executive Director of The Lord’s Day Alliance in the U.S., and a Visiting Researcher at Boston University School of Theology. He currently runs workshops in the Greater Boston area on topics of restorative justice, forgiveness and reconciliation. He is author or editor (and co-editor) and contributor of numerous articles and scholarly works. Born in Chicago, Illinois, he presently lives in Dover, MA with his wife, Rebecca, and family. 

Partner in Ministry: Mr. Paris Swindle is the Outreach Coordinator for CMM’s programs Values over Violence and Clergy and Laity for Affordable Housing and works with Equa Construction Company. He lives in Milton with his family.


Virtual Social Hour

After our Sunday morning livestream service, you’re invited to our Virtual Social Hour on Zoom, starting at 11:30am, or as soon as the Sunday service ends.

To log on after the service, click this link: Please refer to your Bell Notes for the passcode.

 If you are unable to connect online, you can join by phone by calling this number: (301)715-8592 and entering the Meeting ID: 932 4179 4876.