Our congregation’s March Cash in the Plate (CIP) will be donated to Brockton based Health Imperatives that has as its mission “to improve the health and well-being of low-income, vulnerable people in Southeastern Massachusetts.”  Because March includes a fifth Sunday this year, the proceeds of the CIP that day (3/31) will be given to the Mashpee based Native Land Conservancy, a Native led land conservancy that is working to purchase additional land to expand the conservancy.

Looking ahead, our team has been researching how our congregation can maximize its impact on the critical 2024 elections. We’ve reviewed non-profit organizations that can help us increase both voter turnout and knowledge of the issues voters need to know when casting their votes. And on the first Sunday in April (4/7), we will present opportunities that we believe can offer all of us effective ways to become engaged and have a significant impact on our democracy at local, state and federal levels.