The liturgy for blessing same-sex relationships that was approved for provisional use at the discretion of diocesan bishops by the General Convention of the Episcopal Church is now online.
Day: November 21, 2012
Word of a cease-fire has been reached concerning the Gaza conflict. CNN reports:
Anne Lamott’s shared prayers of thanks in The New York Times series Draft:
From The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Home page:
When our ancestors were illegal immigrants, the “nations” welcomed us and shared life-giving food with us. Native and immigrant sat down together; “pagan” and Christian broke bread in thanksgiving and peace.
On the one hand, I’ve observed anxiety about whether emerging technologies will be ‘good for us or bad for us’. On the other hand, I’ve heard the concern that as the upcoming generations bring new technologies into the church, people will be excluded, and the Church will become a more exclusive place.
by Maria L. Evans “The question “Who am I?” really asks, “Where do I belong or fit?” We get the sense of that “direction” — the sense of moving toward the place where we fit, or of shaping the place toward which we are moving so that it will fit us — from hearing how …