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Story Made Flesh

Meade Jones Hanna
1/3/21

In Memphis, my hometown, the Episcopal priest comes down from the altar, walks to the middle of the pews to be with the people, we would all stand and turn our bodies so our shoulders would face the priest and hear the word of God with our whole bodies.  Many traditions, including Jewish and Muslim trad

Roses in December

Paul Fitch
12/6/20

Good morning friends, community, family. Greetings from my second homeland, El Salvador, where I have been for the last three weeks, and will remain until early April. I am pleased that, although we are physically far apart, we are close together in our hearts and in the spirit.

God in Movement

Jay Forth
Jay Forth
10/18/20
Scripture: Exodus 33:12-23
 
I think our time together needs to start with a personal confession, my personal
confession: I am struggling with despair this year. The events this year have weighed
heavily on me. The brazen fascism; an unyielding pandemic; a sudden economic
collapse; the increasing vulnerability black, brown, and immigrant communities in all of
this; and the coordinated political attack on reproductive justice feel far too much to
bear.
 

Tenants of the Vineyard

Jonathan Lacock-Nisly
10/11/2020

Readings: Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20 and Psalm 19  •  Philippians 3:4b-14  •  Matthew 21:33-46

Good morning, 8th Day! It’s great to be worshiping with you all today. I’m especially excited to be sharing the teaching today because this Sunday and throughout the fall, there are over 40 congregations in our region who are joining with us in celebrating Climate in the Pulpits. Whether it’s through a guest preacher, like me, or a separate workshop and discussion time, these congregations are joining with you in learning about and acting on our damaged climate.

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