Sunday I spoke to pastor Karen Pollan at Delmar Presbyterian. Here are my two questions and the responses I got. Disclaimer below
1) How does the church feel about current political events and the recent election?
The church rarely has consensus about political matters. On average it is to the left of center, but there is diversity.
Some members were saddened by the election.
I try to keep us remembering be kind to one another.
2) What is the church doing in support of any of the following communities: LGBT, Muslim, Black, Disabled, Immigrant/Migrant/Refugee?
Delmar Presbyterian is part of the Interfaith Hospitality Network, a ministry to help homeless families. On church premises they host families at night by converting the Sunday school rooms into bedrooms. This ministry happens in partnership with B’nai Shalom.
To foster friendships across into other communities, the youth group has visited a mosque, and some church members attend gatherings at the Turkish center.
This particular church is welcoming to LGBTQ including weddings.
Disclaimer I am not a reporter. I can’t do shorthand and the answers here are not direct quotes. If something I paraphrased is too far off I apologize, and I welcome correction.