Day: June 2, 2014

What Should Clergy Know?

Last week, the Cafe published Laurie Brock’s piece about what needs to die so that the Church might find reinvigorated life. Among the items she listed was our propensity to ordain people just because they were ‘nice’, and not because they evidenced any of the skills that made people effective priests. In a stab at …

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Reexamining Sunday School

Nurya Love Parish, blogging in advance of Virginia Theological Seminary’s eFormation Conference, poses some good questions about the way we structure Christian formation for children and youth in the Episcopal church.   She asks why we continue to assume formation will happen on Sunday mornings, in 1 hour blocks, taught by adult volunteer teachers, then …

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Are We Bold to Say?

Monday, June 2, 2014 – 7 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 89:1-18 (morning) // 89:19-52 (evening) Joshua 1:1-9 Ephesians 3:1-13 Matthew 8:5-17 How do the bold voices in our faith tradition summon the …

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