We are soon to enter the season of “wreaths” in both ecclesial and social terms. Churches and many of their people will want to create the Advent Wreaths – that great countdown to Christmas – the enfleshment of God. But outside churches, regular people will be fashioning wreaths for their front doors.
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We review Shea Tuttle’s book; Exactly As You Are: The Faith And Life of Mr. Rogers
It’s our roundup of stories from the past week covering the width and depth of the church
Earlier this week, The Rt. Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, the former Presiding Bishop, spoke as a part of the Women at Kenyon celebration. As reported by the Kenyon Collegian, her address centered on “women, power, and the fight to be recognized.”
“It’s easier to be creative when you don’t sit in the midst of the status quo,” Jefferts Schori said. “Without access to traditional seats of power, women and marginalized people have had to be creative. Creativity asserts […]
The Rev. Jess Elfring Roberts is talking to me with a four-year-old yelling in the background. She is a deacon in Chicago. She wants to be that bridge between young people who see themselves left out of the church and the church as she knows it to be: empowering, supportive, and liberating.
An artist, collaborating with elements, be they words, clay or paints, is entering vulnerable territory when taking up the tools of the trade to make a new thing. To make a new thing is a vulnerable act that takes enormous courage. And then, even if the book is written or the cup is fired, there are the critics. Critics abound.
It’s our weekly roundup of stories from around the church
At its Convention this weekend, the Episcopal Diocese of New York will revive Resolutions to condemn slavery which were tabled at its 1860 Convention.
We review Near the Exit, a soulful travel guide to death by Lori Erickson
We continue our series on the diaconate with an interview with the Venerable Canon Nina Pickerrell