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Firm

Firm

On their journey towards freedom. In a whirl of uncertainty. With extreme danger pursuing. Entangled by fear. Even tempted to give up the gift of liberation. Moses spoke two words to his fellow travelers, “stand firm.” Firm, not rigid. Rigid is inelastic. Rigid...

Disaster Preparedness & Response Reminders

With the possibility that some of our members have been or will be impacted during this hurricane season, The Rev. Paul McCabe, diocesan disaster planning and response coordinator, has prepared a list of resources that give information about how to best respond...

Michael Battle to preach on ‘Day 1’ October 8

Michael Battle to preach on ‘Day 1’Director of Desmond Tutu Center and professor at General Theological SeminaryThe Very Rev. Dr. Michael Battle, Herbert Thompson Professor of Church and Society and director of the Desmond Tutu Center at General Theological Seminary...
Loose

Loose

Not the opposite of tight. But, loose, as in what we release into the world. Loose like what we sustain or reject. People have immense spiritual power. Immense. The universe has a mathematical precision to it. Our action or inaction creates reality. Sowing dictates...

VIDEO OF DIOCESAN DAY ON IMMIGRATION

Amid all of the public turmoil about immigration, how do Christians respond in a way that allows them to live into their baptismal promise to respect the dignity of all persons and the imperative from Jesus to love our neighbor as ourselves?That is one of many...
Help Those Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Help Those Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey has devastated the lives of millions of people in Texas and Louisiana. Hear from our Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on ways to help those impacted.Long ago the prophet Malachi taught that we are all children of God by virtue of our creation by the...

Miriam’s Gift Award

The Commission on Human Trafficking is aware that many congregations have programs that help prevent the trafficking of children, even though that may not be the primary purpose of the program. To highlight these programs and celebrate their work with children, the...
Loss

Loss

Profound images of loss surround us. We can turn the TV off but the loss remains. Rather than face loss, we deny it or euphem-ize it. Just like Jesus’ friends of old. Yes, denial and euphemism temporarily dull pain, but ultimately they are a stumbling block to depth,...