In need of welfare
A reflection on Jeremiah 29: 4-7 and the March on Washington
by the Rev. Pamela Lightsey on September 19, 2013
Editor’s note: The Rev. Pamela Lightsey, associate dean of Community Life and clinical assistant professor at Boston University School of Theology, delivered this sermon during a worship service Aug. 27 at Historic Asbury United Methodist Church in downtown Washington, D.C. The service was sponsored by Methodist Federation for Social Action as part of observances related to the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Lightsey’s scripture text for her message was Jeremiah 29:4-7.