Have you noticed that people have begun wearing safety pins?
According to a New York Times report, "As a show of support, groups of people across America are attaching safety pins to their lapels, shirts and dresses to signify that they are linked, willing to stand up for the vulnerable."
This Wednesday the youth will decorate safety pins which they will offer to the congregation on Sunday. Or, you can wear an unadorned pin from your junk drawer.
As Pastor Peg reminded us, actually standing up for vulnerable people takes courage in the moment. Let us pray for one another - whether or not we wear a safety pin - that we will act in love when the opportunity arises.