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By Richelle Thompson
In breakout sessions and a Q&A period, the sentiment was universal: we want to read scripture. We need to read it. God is calling us to read, reflect, and respond.
By Haley Bankey
Reclaiming the Great Commission: Resources for Creative and Innovative Discipleship
By Ranjit Mathews
In our latest blog, Ranjit Mathews addresses the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol and its part in the White supremacy woven through United States’ history.
By Linda Buskirk
Three ways to be a blessing to those called by God to serve you.
By Nicole Foster
You wouldn’t think that hazing could be part of the process of taking holy orders, but unfortunately, it is. Nicole Foster explains what the term “apostolic hazing” means and what we can do about it.
By Michael Carney
In our latest blog, Michael Carney writes about ways that the Art Empowers youth program at St. Elizabeth’s on the Ute reservation in Utah successfully modified its programming to accommodate pandemic precautions.
By Nicole Foster
Nicole Foster details an unfortunate ritual of racism in the Church and how we can uproot it.
By Lisa G. Fischbeck
After several attempts to add the daily office to the Advocate’s liturgical offerings through the years, both in person and online, Covid has given us the inclination and the desire to make it happen. Zoom has made it possible.
By Ken Howard
Ken Howard compares ministry in two- and four-year colleges and discovers that we have left a lot of low-hanging fruit on trees.
By Megan Allen
In our latest blog, Megan Allen takes a deep dive into the Church’s role in reconciliation and says that it should first try to be in right relationship with BIPOC.