Seventy years ago this week, on July 4, 1946, an interracial seagoing cowboy crew of college students recruited by the Fellowship of Southern Churchmen left Newport News, Virginia, on the S. S. Creighton Victory bound for Poland. The Church of the Brethren Gospel Messenger published the following article several months later:
More to come on this crew in my next post.
A beautiful story so needed in these times!! Going on a service trip together to mend the wounds of war is an excellent model for communities now. How can we find new ways to work together to heal our warring cultures? Together!!!
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A great question, Jan. Hopefully it will spur some reader to run with it!