A Response

A response to the actions of the President in front of St. John’s Church On Monday, June 1, President Trump walked from the White House to a cleared Lafayette Square where he posed for pictures for the media at St. John’s Episcapal Church while holding a bible. This...
Dear Emmaus

Dear Emmaus

The last week of horrific, heartbreaking and unsettling events have shifted the ground underneath all of us. The protests and the uprising around the world including Minneapolis in response to George Floyd’s and other’s murders at the hands of police and the...
Resources to Listen, to Learn and to Love

Resources to Listen, to Learn and to Love

Reading for Learning and Loving Reading List: Children’s Books Let It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters by Andrea Davis Pinkney The lives of ten Black women activists are featured in an incredible story about courage in the face of oppression; about the...
Prayer of Lament

Prayer of Lament

WHAT IS A PRAYER VIGIL? A prayer vigil is a predetermined amount of time that a group of people devote entirely to prayer. A person representing a church or group of churches usually organizes a prayer vigil. Prayer vigils often have a specific goal as the object of...

Heartbreak and Brokenness

Friends, we find ourselves in the middle of yet another episode of the serial tragedy of racial injustice in our country, and there seems like nothing we can do or say or feel or pray that will make it better. Indeed, we alone aren’t capable of making this...

5 Practices When Facing Uncertainty

Five Practices Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.  -Jeremiah 33:3 We find ourselves in uncertain times.  This is true for us as individuals and also for us as a church.  Some things will return to the...