Food and Faith

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAFood is perhaps our most fundamental connection to the earth and to each other. The creation stories of Genesis speak of the abundance of the earth and the perils of ignoring its limits. Jesus used meals as an opportunity to teach about God’s justice for the poor and God’s invitation to all to the table in God’s Realm. Recognizing the impact on the climate as well as on health, the MCC has produced programs to encourage us to buy local; recognize our relationship to the creatures of the sea and those who make a living from it; and help those who don’t have enough to eat.