This week’s review is ‘Brooklyn.’ It’s a love story, an immigrant story and it just might have something important to tell us about congregational development.
Day: December 4, 2015
Representatives from 20 Japanese churches, including the Nippon Sei Ko Kai have called on the Japanese government to “eliminate racial discrimination” in the country, come to terms with it’s colonial past, and to introduce laws to “outlaw hate speech and other forms of discrimination.”
This coming Sunday, on the feast of St. Nicholas, Bishop Nicholas Holtam, Bishop of Salisbury, will hand off the mitre and crozier to a 12 year old member of the choir, following a tradition that dates back to the middle ages. For the first time in cathedral’s long history, that Chorister Bishop will be a girl.
The Archbishop of the Anglican Church in Canada was visiting Brazil, and while visiting a mission in an impoverished neighborhood, was robbed at gunpoint.
The Song of Zechariah reminds us that it is fear that binds us, but God is there to give us the strength to break free, and once free to determine for ourselves to put our feet on a different path.