“HOW DO WE TALK ABOUT THIS?”

Over the last few weeks, the phrase “this is a political issue” keeps coming up. As individuals and groups in our community try to express their experience, their longings, and their thoughts on racial violence and oppression. They are often met with dismissal and a...

REJOICING, PRAYING, AND GIVING THANKS!

In the name of God, the Father, +Son, and Holy Spirit. Amen. 6 Rejoice always,17 pray without ceasing, 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Paul penned these words to the fledgling Christian...

Journey to Racial Justice

“I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once the hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with real pain. Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. Neither love...

“God with us”, April 14, 2020

Dear friends in Christ, Grace and peace to you in the name of the Father, Son+, and Holy Spirit.  Amen. Several months ago as news of the COVID-19 virus outbreak began to be shared, our community of faith heard these words from St. Matthew’s Gospel  “…they...