Author: Rev. Elizabeth Ewing

Reflections
Rev. Elizabeth Ewing

Let us Celebrate the First Inhabitants

This week’s reflection is by the Rev. Deacon Kay Drebert.* November is Indigenous People’s Month. It is a time to celebrate the culture, accomplishments and the contributions of the peoples who were the first inhabitants of what we now call the United States.   President Reagan first proclaimed this celebration in 1986, and every president

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Stewardship
Rev. Elizabeth Ewing

Faith-Filled Generosity

Like good stewards of the manifold grace of God, serve one another with whatever gift each of you has received. 1 Peter 4:10 Our stewardship campaign this year highlights “Faith-Filled Generosity.” As we have faced disruptions, losses, and anxieties this past year, I have been impressed by the creativity, generosity and commitment of the Christ

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Reflections
Rev. Elizabeth Ewing

Living Without an Answer

“And the Lord had respect for Abel and his offering; But for Cain, his offering had no respect.” Gen 4:4-5 This week’s reflection is from Mr. John Endress, Licensed Lay Preacher. Upon suggestion, I re-read Genesis 4. In it, Cain and his brother Abel give offerings to the Lord.  Abel’s offering is respected and Cain’s

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Reflections
Rev. Elizabeth Ewing

Gratitude in Adversity

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18. Each Monday midday I participate in Grow Your Gratitude Yoga  What began as a way to support Black-owned businesses led me to an excellent class which is transforming my heart thanks to a

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Reflections
Rev. Elizabeth Ewing

The Greatest of These is Love

This week’s reflection on a favorite Bible verse is by Vestry member Dr. Leah Cunningham. And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; and the greatest of these is love. 1 Corinthians 13:13 To start, this Bible verse represents something complete in itself and unadulterated . The three tenets of faith, hope, and love

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Prayers
Rev. Elizabeth Ewing

Pray for our own work for the common good

This is post 9 of 9 in the series “Novena for the 2020 Election” Nine days of prayer up to the 2020 election and the day after, taken from The Book of Common Prayer. Pray for the nation Pray for every human heart Pray for those who influence public opinion Pray for these times of

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Prayers
Rev. Elizabeth Ewing

Pray for the election

This is post 8 of 9 in the series “Novena for the 2020 Election” Nine days of prayer up to the 2020 election and the day after, taken from The Book of Common Prayer. Pray for the nation Pray for every human heart Pray for those who influence public opinion Pray for these times of

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Prayers
Rev. Elizabeth Ewing

Pray for discernment

This is post 7 of 9 in the series “Novena for the 2020 Election” Nine days of prayer up to the 2020 election and the day after, taken from The Book of Common Prayer. Pray for the nation Pray for every human heart Pray for those who influence public opinion Pray for these times of

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Prayers
Rev. Elizabeth Ewing

Pray for direction from God

This is post 6 of 9 in the series “Novena for the 2020 Election” Nine days of prayer up to the 2020 election and the day after, taken from The Book of Common Prayer. Pray for the nation Pray for every human heart Pray for those who influence public opinion Pray for these times of

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