The social bonds of rural communities in Iowa…including churches…are crumbling. Here is how some communities in Iowa are responding.
Day: January 22, 2016
Here is a round up of news reports from The Church Times and elsewhere about the Primates meeting last week.
This weeks review is “The Big Short;” a film whose biggest star is Greed.
Betsy, Greg, Liz, and Michelle discuss the themes of revenge and redemption in the award-winning film The Revenant.
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry preaching at Trinity, Wall Street, at the opening of the 2016 Trinity Institute, with a sermon on Matthew 8, the story of the centurion’s servant.
Week of 2 Epiphany, 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 31 (morning) // 35 (evening)
In today’s gospel, Jesus visits privately with a Samaritan woman at a well. The woman is avoiding her own community by coming to draw water in the middle of the day; Jesus is violating his own community’s norms by speaking directly with a woman. What strikes me most […]