There have been a number of stories in the mainstream press this week about parishes and dioceses stepping up to offer food assistance during the
The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection in Eugene, Oregon, has built a cluster of 6-foot-by-9-foot Conestoga huts that have been occupied by a succession of otherwise homeless people.
That’s when I began wearing my clergy collar each Thursday and setting up at any one of my church’s dozen or so “satellite campuses” (i.e., the coffee shops where I typically run into several parishioners I’ve missed the previous Sunday morning). I bring with me a sign that says “Free Prayer,” with a quote at the bottom from Martin Luther: “Pray, and let God worry.”
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