Everyday nine churches in the US close their doors for good. With that statistic ringing in her ears, the Rev. Angie Mabry-Nauta, a Minister of Word and Sacrament in the Reformed Church in America, went to worship on her congregation’s last day.
Day: March 14, 2014
We hear a lot about how our congregations are not museums, but congregations can learn from some small local history museums near Boston have reinvented themselves, creating sustainable institutions that are going against two decades of decline for museums nationwide.
Sunrise Children’s Services, which shelters and feeds more than 2,000 abused and neglected children every year, is facing a $7 million budget shortfall caused by the Kentucky Baptist Convention in order to prevent Sunrise from hiring gay people.
Episcopal bishops against gun violence have a new web site according to a Tweet from Bishop Nick Knisely @wnknisely The Bishop’s against Gun violence website has gone live! Please take a look. This is important. bishopsagainstgunviolence.org
Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori spoke at the JCPA Plenum about the prospects for peace in the middle east
by Maria L. Evans True confession time: When I am feeling pressured over people and situations where others want to turn their emergency into my problem, I like to sing R.E.M.’s a story from last summer has haunted me for months. Although I’m certainly not of the “end times theology” stripe, the story has made …
Friday, March 12, 2014 – Week of 1 Lent, Year Two [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 40 (morning) // 54, 51 (evening) Genesis 40:1-23 1 Corinthians 3:16-23 Mark 2:13-22 Joseph in the book of Genesis has …