Trinity Church, Wall Street, New York, and the neighboring St Paul’s Chapel have installed metal detectors to screen visitors to the historic sites.
Church officials said they have been considering the change for a long time, with input from the congregation, so visitors “may find the sanctuary they seek within our walls.”
“While it saddens Trinity to implement these measures, the times we live in necessitate this action,” said Patti Walsh, chief communications officer for Trinity Church […]
After the joy of marching with thousands of beautiful fellow citizens in the streets of Seattle, I felt myself being awakened from the deadly illusion of inevitability. I began to let myself hope again. The kids are leading the way out of the Slough of Despond. How can we not follow?
The truth is the message of Jesus was unsettling to the world then as it is unsettling to the world now. And yet that very message is the only source of hope in life for the way of the cross,
The days say to us: Enter.
These days are ours to know.
Ours to enter.
Ours to walk.
Ours to pray.
Ours to love.
This Holy Week calls each of us.
For 40 days we’ve waited and watched. We’ve turned to the darkness. We’ve let the darkness teach us. We’ve trusted that the light is present even as we doubt.
For 40 days we’ve met in worship. To hear the stories of God’s people. To sing the songs of old. To pray for the world. […]