Jan 18, 2009
Sermon delivered by Rev. Jim VanderWeele on January 18, 2009. Rev. VanderWeele is minister of Community Church of New Orleans in Louisiana. He has been a commodities broker, activist, and explorer of the world's religions, and turned to ministry in his 40s. His graduation from Meadville/Lombard Theological School in 2000 was followed by an invitation to an interim position in Germantown, Maryland. Jim was called to Community Church of New Orleans in 2002 and has been active in his promotion of ethics, opportunity, and public safety as the city, and his church, move through the process of rebuilding.