Day: May 16, 2014

Studies in vibrancy

The Diocese of Virginia looks at five churches that have experienced growth in the past five to seven years and asked “How have these communities not only survived but even thrived during a time when many are struggling?”

How about planting churches in the city?

Efrem Smith poses a radical idea: Instead of abandoning the city or giving over the urban church scene to a variety of small established- and store-front congregations that don’t make a dent in their communities, how about planting churches among the urban poor?

What’s a Weekend?

Friday, May 16, 2014 – 4 Easter, 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, 54 (morning) // 51 (evening) Exodus 34:18-35 1 Thessalonians 3:1-13 Matthew 5:27-37 I once met a woman who had a very …

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