Family Ministries: Religious Education
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Family Ministries: Religious Education

As we prepare to emerge from our COVID cocoons, thinking once again about gathering together in covenant, in-person, and online, we must acknowledge that the way we have been doing Religious Education (RE), will not work for the imminent future. Our first priority is to re-learn how to be together in community, and to allow...

Becoming
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Becoming

“Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death..” — Anais Nin When my kids were small, we used to spend time playing board games together.  Me, being...

Family Ministries—Religious Education
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Family Ministries—Religious Education

From Judith Hogan, Director of Religious Education “I have a loyalty that runs in my bloodstream, when I lock into someone or something, you can’t get me away from it because I commit that thoroughly. That’s in friendship, that’s a deal, that’s a commitment. Don’t give me paper – I can get the same lawyer...

Family Ministries—Religious Education
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Family Ministries—Religious Education

“The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” Coretta Scott King With existence there comes a certainty of responsibility that is not always heeded, understood, engaged in, or embraced.  The responsibility to self, and the responsibility to others allows us to congregate into communities in a generally...

Family Ministries—Religious Education
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Family Ministries—Religious Education

Logic will take you from A to B.  Imagination will take you everywhere. Albert Einstein Recently, while socially distancing with a few others, doing mindless tasks and passing the time with idle conversation, we were all telling tales of things that mean absolutely nothing, enjoyable nonetheless, but meaningless.  The task at hand had elements of...