Wednesday Prayer

In a world where beauty standards often render so many of us, your beloved, as ugly, Where racism, patriarchy, ableism, xenophobia, and homophobia would cause us to believe we don’t belong, And success means upward mobility and towering over the more vulnerable, Your creation reminds us that it is more than “okay” to be queer,… Read More

11th Hour Preacher Party: beautiful things

It’s that time again….time to write a sermon! Or, for some of us, time to get ready for holiday club, or to figure out how to incorporate the past week of children’s programming/vacation bible school into a Sunday service, not knowing how many might appear. Or perhaps it’s time to confront the powers of the… Read More

Saturday Prayer – Living Water

Living Water, Quench our parched hearts. Flow in and through and around us. Rock of Salvation, Be our firm foundation. Grant us confidence in your steady presence. Breath of Love, Guide us always in your way. Whirl now as you always have and always will. Amen.     Jennifer Garrison Brownell serves as pastor at First… Read More