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Love is our Doctrine. Service is our prayer. Justice is our calling.

In the Meantime,

Good news!  We are on track to resume in person activity by October 17.  More good news.  Our Covid team says we can welcome 50-75 overall in the sanctuary now.  Even more good news.  You need not ask to be invited now.    However…  If you are not immunized, or are in close contact with…
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In the Meantime,

Long ago I came across this observation from the French theologian Alfred Loisy,  “Jesus came proclaiming the Kingdom of God; what we got was the Church.”  All clergy come to the calling because they heard the romantic promise of “the Kingdom” and discovered that making it happen involves rather unromantic work.    I spoke about…
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In the Meantime,

Remember, “Man plans, God laughs.” The Delta surge, or spike or whatever it’s called, seems to be nearing its peak.  But our benchmark of 2 weeks decline has not yet begun.  That means September 12 is not going to be when we resume in-person worship and faith formation.  Judging by past surges, we are hoping…
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In the Meantime,

Is it “Deja Vu are over again,” as Yogi Berra malapropped years ago?  For those under 50, Yogi Berra was a person, a burly catcher for the New York Yankees who famously misspoke.  Here we are at the bring of September and the pandemic that was in retreat in May and June is spiking again…
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In the Meantime,

Borders exist everywhere, when you think about it.  We mostly think of national borders with their immigration and customs portals.  I have crossed such borders at least fifteen times.  But there are also state borders marked by signs saying “Welcome to Ohio” or some such.  As I sit in OHare airport on my way back…
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