New Jerusalem Church of God in Christ, 2515 Mission Road, in North Pole, is hosting a round-table discussion with the theme “A Call to the Church from Communities in Crisis” in conjunction with Bishop and Mrs. Otis Curtis’ 36th pastoral anniversary. Discussion topics will include homelessness and what ministries can do about it, and the permanent fund dividend issue and how it affects Alaska’s economy. Church leaders are invited to join in and share ideas that will stir strategies regarding how the faith-based community can help. The round-table discussion will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday.

A special service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday with the theme “A Family United.” 

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