Corrymeela!

So ends the first day at Corrymeela, an organization in Northern Ireland dedicated to ‘transforming division through human encounter.’ Our group of fifteen women were warmly welcomed, oriented to the building and our rooms, heard about the origins and practices of Corrymeela and had lunch. We spent some time getting to know each other a…

Presbyterian Synod – Sydney Presbytery

Those two terms are so close, I am sure some folks were having a hard time keeping them straight! Including me at times! There were some things very familiar at the Annual Meeting of the  Presbyterian Synod of the Atlantic Provinces and some things very different. Reports were shared from the various groups, decisions were made on…

Affirm United – Workshops & Reflections

So many GREAT workshops and opportunities for engagement, it was hard to choose. Iridesce, the Living Apology was the first one I chose, Aaron Miechkota led the workshop. She is the project coordinator for Iridesce. The most powerful part for me was reading some of the stories from the Iridesce website, check them out! Some of…

Worship Matters

Tune: Abbott’s Leigh 8787D Worship matters to God’s people. People matter to our God. It’s the time when we all gather; Pray and sing and hear the Word Words of hope and words of promise; Laid upon our hearts with truth. Filling us with joy and courage; Of God’s love and life renewed. When the…

Circling Lent: Worship

Most people know that I have a pretty low Christology… and while I believe that Jesus was both human and divine, I believe that we are all human and divine. Jesus tapped into that capacity to be intimate with God in a way that no other human has been able to. And so, I worship…

Friday Five: Lists

Over at RevGals is Friday Five time and this time its all about lists that we make. Personal… professional… seasonal… and at this time of year, they all collide. I used to make separate personal and church lists on paper, although I tried to use the same notebook, but that became unproductive as I never…