Monthly Archives: July 2012

Sixty-fourth day since Pentecost

I first met Detlev Knoche at the Conference Annual Meeting of the New York Conference of the United Church of Christ where he brought greetings from the Evangelische Kirche in Hessen and Nassau. Detlev’s passion for ecumenism has led him … Continue reading

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Collect for the Games

Collect for the Games God who has never asked anyone – how do you feel your first time losing since you were fifteen? who whispers “bravissimo” to the Italian in last place in the four hundred, who holds in light … Continue reading

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Sixtieth day since Pentecost

Lancelot Muteyo, a remarkable poet and peace activist from Zimbabwe is featured in the book Gifts in Open Hands. He has sent this poem written to be performed and shared this weekend at Artists for the Environment in Harare. Below … Continue reading

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The fifty-seventh day since Pentecost

Heather Kelly writes a psalm about Lake Wakitipu in the southern part of the South Island of Aotearoa / New Zealand. Summer visitors enjoy Wakitipu in the heat as well as the other lakes and the rivers in the vicinity, … Continue reading

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A Long Collect for a Dark Night

Sometimes “off” the schedule of these postings I need to share a prayer. It is for folks in the United States, especially for those in Colorado. Those in the rest of the world, we ask your prayers … God of … Continue reading

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The fifty-third day since Pentecost

Lina Andronoviene writes from the International Baptist Theological Seminary in Prague, Czech Republic, where she serve as Course Leader for MTh in Applied Theology. She is a Lithuanian and also serves as the Director of the Non-residential Bible School of … Continue reading

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July 16, 2012 — the fiftieth day since Pentecost

It is the fiftieth day since the fiftieth day since Easter. Pause and reflect on these days … how is this morning in July shaped by Pentecost still? and how is it shaped by the resurrection? Here is a reflection … Continue reading

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