Friday Festival

As Advent approaches, so do our focuses on certain themes for this liturgical season – specifically waiting for the birth of Christ to bring us a new light into our lives. Yet we rarely see waiting as a gift. As she participated in jury duty, Michelle at Quantum Theology states this: “There was a lot… Read More

Narrative Lectionary: Waiting in Hope

Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:2-4; 3:[3b-6] 17-19 We enter the season of Advent in the Narrative Lectionary with a perhaps unfamiliar holiday companion, Habakkuk. It is a bleak passage, describing a difficult passage in the history of Israel. We can imagine some difficult passages when we read the news today too. Children facing tear gas when seeking… Read More

The Pastoral is Political- Sit Down and Wait

“Who’s ready to get arrested?” That’s what the lady was yelling when I found my seat. I had walked in to the church gym to find a whole herd of people sitting on the floor, linked arm-in-arm. Blank name tags were strewn about the plastic covered banquet tables that hovered above them. Just outside the… Read More