Day: October 18, 2013

Cory Booker’s Jewish story

Both Barack Obama and Cory Booker, the new Senator from New Jersey, are African-American Christians who have been deeply influenced by Judaism but in very different ways

Stewardship, tithing, giving, annual pledge: defined

by Lisa Fischbeck Some Helpful Definitions and Challenging Questions In the autumn of each year the attentions of vestries and clergy across the church turns to thoughts of “the every member canvass”, “stewardship” and “tithing” (words that, for the most part, are not part of the average 21st century American’s lexicon). It is hard to …

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Perfect Enemies

Friday, October 18, 2013 — Week of Proper 23, Year One [Go to Mission St Clare for an online version of the Daily Office including today’s scripture readings.] Today’s Readings for the Daily Office: Psalms 16, 17 (morning) // 22 (evening) Jeremiah 38:14-28 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 Matthew 11:1-6 The psalmist this morning asks the Lord …

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