Celebration of the Virgin of Guadalupe

Join us for our annual celebration of the appearance of the Virgin of Guadalupe to Juan Diego on December 12, 1531. This event is very important to our Latin sisters and brothers. Enter into the joy of this day as we celebrate it in traditional Mexican fashion, with Aztec Dancers, Songs of Guadalupe, a bilingual…

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Creando seguridad para la transformación

120218 Advent 1c Creando seguridad para la transformación Jeremías 33: 14-16; 1 Tesalonicenses 3: 9-13   Una razón por la que Jesús dijo bienaventurados los niños y dejen que los niños vengan a mi es que los niños saben lo que quieren y lo piden. Si un bebé tiene hambre, llora. Si una niña pequeña…

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Creating Safety for Transformation

Jeremiah 33:14-16; I Thessalonians 3:9-13   One reason Jesus said blessed are the children and let the children come to me is that children know what they want and ask for it. If a baby is hungry she cries. If a toddler wants a toy he demands it. But as we grow up many of…

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The Cosmic Christ Truth in God’s Reign

Rev. 1:4-8; John 18:33-38   Almost 70 years ago Hannah Arendt wrote that the ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi or the convinced Communist, but people for whom the distinction between fact and fiction and the distinction between true and false no longer exist. That sounds frighteningly close to a description…

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espiritual y religioso

espiritual y religioso. Hebreos 10: 19-25; Marcos 13: 1-8   Pasé unas horas la semana pasada con un grupo de episcopales en un taller sobre empresas sociales. Para quienes no saben qué es eso, y eso me incluía a mí hasta hace poco, empresas sociales son proyectos que combinan objetivos comerciales y objetivos sociales para…

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Spiritual and Religious

Pentecost 26 Spiritual and Religious Hebrews 10:19-25; Mark 13:1-8   I spent a few hours last week with a group of Episcopalians in a workshop on social enterprise. For those who aren’t aware, social enterprises are projects that combine business and social goals to improve financial, social and environmental well-being. Contemporary churches are using it…

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¿Qué notas?

  111118 Pentecostés 25 ¿Qué notas? Rut 3: 1-5; 4: 13-17; Marcos 12: 38-44   Una vez cuando yo vivía en México, un grupo de obispos luteranos de los Estados Unidos visitó una aldea rural en Oaxaca. Luego de un recorrido por algunos proyectos agrícolas, se reunieron en los campos de maíz, y los campesinos…

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What do you Notice?

111118 Pentecost 25 What do you Notice? Ruth 3:1-5; 4:13-17; Mark 12:38-44   When I was living in Mexico a group of Lutheran Bishops from the United States visited a rural village in Oaxaca. Following a tour of some agricultural projects they gathered in the corn fields and the villagers brought them cases of Coca…

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