They Will Know We are Christians By Our Snark?

They will know we are Christians by our Snark? Sunday September 16, 2012  St. James Episcopal Church, Greenfield MA James 3:1-12 Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers and sisters, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness. 2For all of us make many mistakes. Anyone who makes no …

Why doesn’t Church ask us to Check In?

My favorite neighborhood restaurant is Vee Vee. They serve locally-sourced food in a cosy space. They deliver by bicycle. Inside, they’ve added a new sign:. And so I did,  posting a photo of my tasty meal. I visit a lot of churches, more churches than restaurants. I’ve yet to see a sign like this in a church. …

Status Update: Massachusetts Council of Churches

(These are my Director’s Report notes from the Massachusetts Council of Churches Annual Meeting “Christian Unity in the Digital Age” on Saturday April 28, 2012) It is good to be with you today. I give God thanks for the MCC’s Board of Directors, all who serve on the many working groups, and all who give …