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 […]

Panel Moderator: Jack Jenkins

In advance of the Massachusetts Council of Churches Annual Meeting on Saturday April 28 at the Wellesley Hills Congregational Church we’re highlighting the amazing folks who will lead us. You can register “Christian Unity in the Digital Age” here: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/2934937477 Today, we’re featuring our panel moderator, Jack Jenkins. Jack will interview our amazing panel with the Rev. Keith Anderson, Pastor of the Lutheran […]

43 Miles: On Lauren Winner, Sexuality, and Church Division

43 miles. That is the distance between Andover Newton Theological School and Gordon Conwell Theological School. On the same day in June 2008, both schools had scheduled public forums to discuss sexuality and sexual ethics. Andover Newton partnered with Hebrew College and the Boston Theological Institute to hold a conference entitled “Covenant, Community and Sexuality.” Gordon […]