By Rev. Roslyn Bouier (above on the mic), the Executive Director of the Brightmoor Connection Food Pantry, Pastor of Trinity-St. Mark’s, UCC, and new church start founder The Beloved Community, UCC. These remarks were given at a press conference yesterday (July 7, 2022) where community leaders called out the latest counterfeit report coming from the Detroit water department, which has shut-off water to more than 170,000 homes over the past decade. The water department just approved an “affordability plan” with little input from experts and few details about how it will be funded and implemented. They refuse to release the full plan to the public.
I am a frontline provider—
I am a Detroit resident—
I am a pastor—
Community leader, advocate for food, water, housing, and basic needs—
I am a mother, grandmother—
But above all of these I am first and foremost a human-being and responsible for my neighbor and doesn’t that count for something?Continue reading “The Plumb Line”