Monthly Archives: August 2017

A Confession (Nashville Statement)

My dear friend shudders at the news of terrorism, gun violence, waiting, hoping that it will not be perpetrated by a person of her faith, that somewhere, sometime, she will not be asked to explain how this came out of … Continue reading

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Sanctuary Sunday, Recovenanting Sunday, Rally Sunday Resources –guest post from Michael Mulberry

This Thursday’s guest is Michael Mulberry, Senior Pastor of First Congregational Church, UCC in Billings, Montana, USA. One service is from the past — the Sanctuary Sunday in which the church made its commitment to a radical welcome of immigrants … Continue reading

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Charlottesville — music by Jerry and Petie Hebenstreit

Jerry Hebenstreit of Virginia has sent on this powerful song reflecting on the experiences of violence and racism in Charlottesville.He sent on to me but I failed to be able to post the sheet music and a mp3 which gives … Continue reading

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Reflection on Exodus 3:1-15

And so in many years I’ve wandered this text, always given at the end of the summer, when my heart and mind are wandering like a lonely people in a very lonely place full of wind and a little manna, … Continue reading

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As flooding continues in Texas

Like a bridge over flooding waters let us all lay down, for there are many weary, feeling lost, and homeless folks in fear do not want to leave or even move, while those in hospitals, and nursing homes, those on … Continue reading

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Prayer for Hurricane Harvey

God, you are never in the earthquake, never in the fire, and God, you are not in the winds of Hurricane Harvey. Yet God, we pray for your presence in Corpus Christi and Gonzales, in Galveston, Victoria, Port Mansfield, in … Continue reading

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SURVIVORS — Enterprising Women Hidden in the Book of Joshua

I received a lovely Bible Study resource from Rosalie Sugrue. It is a three study series and I am beginning by sharing the third of the three studies. I published the first last month — “Fearless Five.” Today I publish … Continue reading

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