Isaiah 35:1-2, 5-6, 10 The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad, the desert shall rejoice and blossom abundantly and rejoice with joy and singing… Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf unstopped; then the lame shall leap like a deer, and the tongue of the … Continue reading Third Week of Advent – Joy and Empowering Women
Isaiah 11:6 The wolf shall live with the lamb, the leopard shall lie down with the kid, the calf and the lion and the fatling together, and a little child shall lead them. In western understanding the wolf is seen as an evil creature, killing the lambs and scattering the sheep. Even our Lord … Continue reading Second Week of Advent: Peace and Indigenous Reconciliation
Advent 1 with the Rev. Laurel Dykstra Let us pray Loving Creator, at this time of Advent keep us from being caught between the seasonal stress and the push toward consumption and a new and frightening climate reality. Calm our hearts and remind us to hope. Plant our feet on the discipleship way and help … Continue reading Advent Begins With Hope and Creation Care
Here’s a calendar from the Green Anglicans organization with an environmental twist: instead of giving up chocolate, how about giving up something to help the earth? Plastic-Calendar (click for a printable copy)
Save the date! St Stephen’s is hosting an Oktoberfest themed dinner evening on Saturday, October 26th! Details soon!