Friday Prayer

Santo Dios, ten piedad de tus hijos en Puerto Rico. Rompa los corazones de aquellos que se interponen en el camino de la curación y la restauración. Agitar la convicción del Espíritu Santo dentro de los pechos de las personas que hablan de la deuda, mientras que fingir a la atención. Muestre bondad a aquellos… Read More

In our space: a statement from the President of RevGalBlogPals

RevGalBlogPals includes clergywomen, members of religious orders, and women discerning a call to Christian ministry, as well as supportive clergy and lay people. Our online settings, from this blog to Facebook, also include men as well as people who do not identify as either male or female. Our criteria for membership are 1) support of… Read More

Friday Prayer: Bisexual Visibility Week

God whose nature is bigger than our imagination,  We give you thanks for the gift of our friends and family who are bisexual. We thank you that your creativity is beyond binaries. Bisexual people, within your glorious creation, are witnesses to grace, mercy, and welcome in the entirety of their lives- vocations, avocations, and recreation.… Read More

Friday Prayer: What Do You Want?

Dear God- I am well aware of how you spoke to Job. I know the words of your Son. i have listened to your prophets and I have listened to those who have pimped the name of the Christ. All that being said, I’m still frustrated. I’m still crying. I’m still fist-shaking, gasping, head-scratching, foot-stomping,… Read More

RevGalBookPals: Womanist Midrash

Book bloggers are required to say early on in a review if they received a free copy of a book in exchange for review. So, let me be clear: I bought BOTH my copies of Womanist Midrash: A Reintroduction to the Women of the Torah and the Throne. Yes, I have two copies. I have my hard copy that… Read More

RevGalBookPals: The Cross and the Lynching Tree

This my confession of American, white privilege of a certain age: when I was in seminary, I took classes on race and ethnicity, but at the same time- I assumed that the biggest fights that would happen in my pastoral ministry would be around sex, sexuality, and gender and money. My social and class location,… Read More

Friday Prayer: Psalm 100, Camp Style

Hey, creation! Make a joyful noise to the God who made you! We talk about the Lord with excitement. We sing to God with joy! As true as multiplication tables and that water is wet, the Lord is God- in charge of everything! God made us, along with everything else. We are God’s people- known… Read More

Friday Prayer: As You Would Have It

Whoever does not love does not know God, for God is love. 1 John 4:8 Boundless Lover of All- Stir up your grace in us, that we might love in such a way that all would know we follow you. Amen.       The Reverend Julia Seymour serves Lutheran Church of Hope in Anchorage, AK.… Read More

Friday Prayer: A Laundry List

Oh, Lord-  For people with eyes swollen from crying, we pray For people facing untenable choices, we pray For people who struggle under immoral regimes, we pray For people exhausted by a week of searching for work, we pray For people who are caught in a trench between pay days, we pray For people caring… Read More