Leading in Constant Change

I believe, deep in my bones, that it is possible to do excellent ministry and keep a sane pace.  But it takes intention and awareness, and the ability to notice where we are focusing our efforts and time.  At Mass. Council of Churches where I serve as the Executive Director,  2018 was a huge year of […]

Charge to the Pastor

Charge to the Pastor by the Rev. Laura Everett Installation of Rev. Gregory Morisse as Senior Pastor Plymouth Church in Framingham MA, United Church of Christ Sunday October 19, 2014 “I have but one single charge to give you. One only, because it is first of all, and comprehends all. My brother, I charge you […]

Hungry: When We Can’t Feast at the Same Table

Over the course of the last weekend, I sat through approximately 9 hours of liturgy before I could receive communion: 3hrs for a Roman Catholic bishop ordination, 3 hrs for Armenian Christmas Eve, 3 hrs of Orthodox divine liturgy. By the time I rolled to my own church on Sunday evening, I was hungry. I’ve […]