Two members of the local clergy are working hard to spread the message of tolerance, forgiveness, and peace. As 2018 ends, Rev. David Lima and Rabbi Raphael Kantor are meeting with young people, encouraging them to accept differences in others while working and playing together. The Reverend and the Rabbi join WBSM's Jim Phillips this week to reflect on the work they're doing, what's happened in New Bedford during the past 12 months, and what may be ahead for the Whaling City.

Townsquare Sunday with Jim Phillips can be heard each Sunday at 6 a.m. on WBSM 1420 and WBSM.com. Townsquare Sunday is a weekly public affairs program highlighting non-profits and community organizations in the Greater New Bedford area.

If you have a public event, festival, or neighborhood activity you want to publicize, submit your information here. You can also send an e-mail to Jim Phillips at jim.phillips@townsquaremedia.com. This program can also be heard by downloading the WBSM app.

With additional reporting by Sasha Machado