Election Day Communion: Social Media & Christian Unity

A nationwide witness to Christian unity during a season of political division began not by councils of churches or denominations, but 2 Mennonite pastors and a lay Episcopalian in a swing state.  Election Day Communion puts forth a compelling vision: on the day when our country feels the most divided, invite Christians to come to Christ’s […]

Bon appétit! Julia Child & the Bread of Heaven

First Church in Wenham (UCC) – Sunday August 19, 2012 I am the living bread that came down from heaven.  Whoever eats of this bread will live forever; the bread that I give for the life of the world is my flesh.” The Jews then disputed among themselves,  saying “how can this man give us […]

Witnessing Resurrection

I think I witnessed resurrection on Easter Sunday. After the bread was broken, the wine poured, the prayers recited, our pastor said “Come, for all things are ready.” The servers were mindfully walking forward. From about 10 pews back, a young woman rushed forward, first in line. Her face was flushed. I think she had […]