Maybe the church should withhold communion from the whole body, rather than from token individuals, when division rears its head.
There is no need to turn church into a patriotic rally on Memorial Day weekend. But the church certainly should acknowledge the occasion.
Is there a wrathful “God of the Old Testament” and a loving “God of the New Testament”?
My prior post was the letter I published online for my congregation addressing our acts of worship and communion during the current pandemic. This current post is an addendum responding to discussions being held online among clergy colleagues and leaders of the church. Addendum: Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton has said that this pandemic might beContinue reading “Communion at Home during a Pandemic: an Addendum”
A Pastoral Letter to my Congregation The coronavirus has ushered us into a time of disruption. Our home lives are disrupted. Schools are disrupted. Business and the economy are disrupted. And most certainly, the medical community is disrupted. The church, too, is disrupted. We’re scattered in our homes, unable to come together each Sunday “atContinue reading “Holy Communion Amidst the Coronavirus Disruption”