We celebrated Pentecost on an appropriately windy day with a number of Spirit-filled activities in our worship: the baptism of Peter Woodward; a dramatic reading of the lesson from Acts; wonderful music from the Junior and Senior Choirs; and even a fire pit in the Memorial Garden, where we burned the prayers that had
Spring is a time of new growth, and it is also a good time to think creatively about the coming year. How shall we live into our God-given creativity? How might the arts help us to grow in faith, and closer to our Creator? Floating on the breeze is talk of more summertime ukulele fun; of perhaps reviving the tradition of a winter parish retreat; of a new temporary installation in the sanctuary around prayer . . . what do you feel stirring within you as you look to next fall, winter, and spring?
p.s. You’ll notice that this column has had a name change. Recently I was describing to someone what I try to do each week in my reflection and I heard myself say, “I just want to give folks a little glimpse of Grace during the week . . .” So there you have it.