Hearts go out to Maytag workers

Hearts go out to Maytag workers
Date April 30, 2004
Section(s) Opinion

To the Editor:

Our community is once again experiencing the turbulence of employee reductions by one of Newton’s major employers. As pastors of a variety of churches we wish to express our support and concern for all involved.

Our hearts go out with compassion:

To those who have lost their positions through lay-offs or attrition;

To those who have been bearers of bad news;

To those who have had to make difficult personnel decisions;

and especially to families whose livelihoods have been upset.

As we find ourselves living, shopping, worshiping and playing together in the community, may we continue to look upon each other as sisters and brothers in the family of God.

This Sunday many of our churches will observe Good Shepherd Sunday. As the 23rd Psalm so eloquently puts it, God is in the business of accompanying us and providing for all of our needs.

Yours in faith,

Stephen Mathison-Bowie

First Presbyterian Church

Tiare Mathison-Bowie

First Presbyterian Church

Michael Dack

Congregational United Church of Christ

Howard Vrankin

First Lutheran Church

John Moore

Our Savior Lutheran Church

Cathleen Bascom

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

Ernie Braida

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

David Wendel

First United Methodist Church

Linda Butler

St. Luke United Methodist Church

Elder Stephanie Conklin,

Community of Christ

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5 Responses to “Hearts go out to Maytag workers”

  1. Guest Says:

    Very interesting article

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  3. rachael Says:

    i bought that too!

  4. banshee Says:

    agree man

  5. bob Says:

    makes you think doesn’t it

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