Category: Reflections

Reflections
Rev. Elizabeth Ewing

God Dreams

GOD-dreaMs Christ Church Vestry Retreat March 20, 2021 For the church –Find the funding to repair the steeple and the cross. –Provide a welcoming bench;

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Reflections
Rev. Elizabeth Ewing

Litany of Remembrance and Hope

We lift our voices with our neighbors, including people across this land and the world, offering prayers and words of remembrance, healing, and hope.  

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Reflections
Rev. Elizabeth Ewing

A Poem-Prayer of Reconciliation

Lent is a time when we look back at what we have done and left undone. We look back and reflect so that we can change, go forward and love more deeply.

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Reflections
Rev. Elizabeth Ewing

Rend Your Hearts

Looking around at the dramatic decline in our national health, the deeper awareness of the inequity and pain of long-operating racist systems, and the violent challenges to our democracy our hearts do break, but do they break open? Let us rend our hearts that we may listen, look, and love God and one another with our whole hearts.

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Remembering Absalom Jones

Jones continued to lead the Episcopal community, focusing especially on serving the African American community. He founded a day school (as African Americans were excluded from attending public school), the Female Benevolent Society, and an African Friendly Society. In 1800 he called upon Congress to abolish the slave trade and to provide for gradual emancipation of existing slaves. Jones died in 1818.

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Time to Build Trust

 (The first reflection in an ongoing conversation on this topic.) In the time of prosperity, fill our hearts with thankfulness, and in the day of

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