We Walk Sightless Among Miracles

(Editor's note: Charlton Lyons wrote this to his fellow members of the Peppers, the early-morning running group at Holy Communion, after reflecting on a meditation from Berry Simpson.) Hello, friends, A week or so ago I had an experience that is relevant to Berry Simpson’s reflection that Robert sent for tomorrow.  I want to share it tonight so I don’t monopolize the conversation tomorrow morning. Attached is a picture of part of our back yard. Although I have... Read More
Posted by Jane Roberts at Wednesday, July 26, 2017
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Miracles? What Miracles?

(Editor's Note: Robert Propst uses meditations from Berry Simpson in his training for the Peppers, a group of Holy Communion men who meet at 6 a.m. to prepare for the Book It 5K. They met this morning for the first time in preparation for this year's race on September 16.) Close to Holy Berry Simpson Last week I read Psalm 42:2, “My soul thirsts for God,” and it launched me to wondering how I could make that my story. How can my soul become thirsty for God? ... Read More
Posted by Jane Roberts at Wednesday, July 26, 2017
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Title, Vocation and Identity - or How to Address a Female Priest

Vocation, title and identity are interwoven in ways that have become increasingly apparent to me since my ordination. I have been in ministry leadership from a young age, but ordination brought a new title, as I moved from being Mrs. Hester Mathes to the Reverend Hester Mathes.  “The Reverend” as a title most often lives in letterheads, email signatures and Sunday bulletins. What I have learned in my first years of ordained ministry is that my title in spoken language,... Read More
Posted by The Reverend Hester Mathes at Sunday, July 16, 2017
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