Friday Festival: Early Lent

  Hello, all!  I’m filling in on today’s Friday Five, which has reminded me that a lot of people are practicing, practicing, practicing — and then writing about their Lenten practices. In The Edge is Here, Elaine is writing about words, words, words for Lent.  Her exploration of the word “possess” asks us: What do… Read More

Friday Festival ~ Transitional Edition

It’s summer; it’s fall.  People around here are back in school; people around here are back out of school.  (Heat days!  Who knew?)  Change!  Transition!  What’s a pastor to say? Marci Glass offers us a baptismal reaffirmation service for transgender individuals not baptized with the names with which they identify, with great sensitivity toward the… Read More

11th Hour Preacher Party . . . Graduation Edition!

I don’t know about you all, but we are celebrating high school and college graduations on Sunday ~ which will shorten the sermon somewhat.  And guess what I’ve purchased for our graduates?  Copies of MaryAnn McKibben Dana’s God, Improv, and the Art of Living!  Deciding to give a RevGals book was easy ~ which one… Read More