filtered by Vestry, Pastoral Care, Christian Formation
By Greg Syler
Or maybe those encounters are God-moments, reminders that real people are really hurting and hoping out there, and that our presence and our pointing to Christ’s Good News are still very much needed – perhaps now, even more so than ever.
PDF versions of "The Witnessing and Blessing of a Marriage" and "The Celebration and Blessing of a Marriage" as approved at the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church.
By Richelle Thompson
By Valerie Bailey Fischer
As they tried to shake my hand, the father turned to me and quietly said, “see you in five years.” That was almost two years ago and I have not seen them since.
By Peter Strimer
By Greg Syler
With his own job about to change, Greg Syler explores what the role of a rector is from perceived expectations to the church-wide Canons.
By Will Thompson
Nuts and bolts issues are more effectively and efficiently addressed when vestries focus first on key questions having to do with discernment and key values.
By Diana B. Henriques
On September 11th, as my husband Larry and I were finishing breakfast, we heard a plane go over our house – too low and too loud for the usual air traffic approaching Newark Airport, 20 minutes away. We looked at each other in concern, and I glanced at the clock. It was a few minutes before 9 a.m.
By Anne Ditzler
By Nancy Davidge