February 9, 2016
- "Black History Month can be a recitation of forgettable facts, or it can be the beginning—or continuation—of a period of unlearning and reclaiming." UU Kenny Wiley shares his experiences. Read more in UU World.
- The Fund offers fellowships to graduates of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology to study Greek language, Hellenic culture and liturgical practice. These studies can take place in the United States or, preferably, in Greece or at the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.
Forty days of devotions, worship guides and Bible study
February 9, 2016
- The African Union Prayer Breakfast provides spiritual encouragement to political leaders grappling with immense social and economic challenges.
- The season of Lent, which begins Wednesday, is observed by many as a time to give something up in order that we might focus on Christ’s suffering. Have you given something up for Lent this year?
A 21-person delegation made up of leaders from the United Church of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is set to travel to four Middle East countries at the end of this month, part of an ongoing expression of solidarity with Middle East Christians.
- The Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM) has launched a new crowd funding initiative to help raise money to develop much needed youth and young adult ministry resources.
- Pastor Beth Fellinger likened the process of joining Christian Reformed Home Missions and Christian Reformed World Missions into one agency for mission to climbing to the top of a mountain.
Each year, as Ash Wednesday approaches, the many years I spent in close contact with Henri Nouwen exert a pull, reminding me of how attuned Henri was to the liturgical seasons.