The other Good Samaritan

The other Good Samaritan: Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2015 Friday January 24, 2015 Assumption College, Worcester Sunday January 25, 2015 Union Baptist Church, New Bedford  John 4: 1-42 It happens now every time I see him. I have a wonderful, kind, and wise colleague. We don’t see one another often, but every time I […]

Is it rude to seat latecomers later in the service? Or is your church just being clear?

My Twitter feed (@RevEverett) was all aflutter when I posted a picture from a worship bulletin and wrote: I was out of town for Christmas Eve this year and visiting a church out of state, which shall remain nameless. I suspect many people in the pews were not regular parishioners at this particularchurch. While I […]

Quick and Dirty: Ash Wednesday

This morning before work, I joined our pastor and another parishioner from Hope Central Church to offer the imposition of ashes at our local subway station. It is an awkward thing to stand on a street corner in Boston. I blessed two bicycles and a sick dog. Don asked for prayers for his sobriety as […]