It seems altar guilds have secret society tendencies. They keep to themselves for the most part, dutifully showing up when no one else is around to do tasks that only get noticed if they aren’t done or are done incorrectly.
Haiti is a complicated country and everything from its people, faith, and art reflect this reality. And once again, they need the help of the world for a relief operation.
“Please use caution when opening overhead bins as items may have shifted.” That’s how this past year or more has felt for me.
A couple of weeks ago Building Faith shared a resource about resuming formation classes from the Association of Presbyterian Church Educators (APCE) and the Office of Christian Formation in the Presbyterian Mission Agency (PMA)\, and I haven’t stopped thinking about it.
When I was growing up, my mother always purchased Revere Ware, which she said it was the best. The pots were made with sturdy stainless steel and finished with a copper bottom—a look that was always distinguishable on the stove top.
Last summer some church paperwork requested my baptismal anniversary. Having no idea of the date, I consulted my early years photo album.
Little did I know that Zoom was soon to be a household word. The world around us changed quickly, so I adjusted my ministry as the Director of Christian Education.
The origin of one of my most beloved Ash Wednesday traditions can be traced back to Game 7 of the 1988 NBA finals between Isaiah Thomas’s Detroit Pistons, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson’s Los Angeles Lakers.
In the groups I’m in on Facebook, I see questions like, “What’s everyone doing for Lent?” “Should we whisper about Easter?” Before that, it was […]
All of the fault lines dividing us that have been exploited in American culture over the last four years will still be intact no matter when the ballots finish being counted and no matter who wins.