23 Jan 2020 0 Comment

DeacPost “Visible and Invisible” Deaconess Adrainne Gray

We look not at what can be seen but at what cannot be seen; for what can be seen is temporary, but what cannot be seen is eternal. –2 Cor. 4:18 A homeless man in my former congregation struggled with that verse. He said it is only the...
16 Jan 2020 0 Comment

DeacPost “Prayer Posture” Deaconess Rayanne Woodruff

My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness. 2 Corinthians 12:9 I used to pray with my hands clasped. A new experience for me is praying with my palms up and open. This ancient prayer posture represents a...
9 Jan 2020 0 Comment

DeacPost “Common Gifts”

"The dog is the most faithful of animals and would be much esteemed were it not so common.  Our Lord God has made His greatest gifts the commonest." - Martin Luther I am fortunate to see how dogs can change the lives of people with...
25 Dec 2019 0 Comment

DeacPost – Christmas Day

For the Advent and Christmas season, our DeacPosts will feature prayers from the Iona Community in Scotland. We will resume our regular format in January. Written by Pat Bennett in Hay & Stardust: Resources for Christmas Day to...
19 Dec 2019 0 Comment

DeacPost – Advent Week 3

For the Advent and Christmas season, our DeacPosts will feature prayers from the Iona Community in Scotland. We will resume our regular format in January. This week's image is from "Winter" by Ruth Burgess, Wild Goose...
12 Dec 2019 0 Comment

DeacPost – Advent Week 2

For the Advent and Christmas season, our DeacPosts will feature prayers from the Iona Community in Scotland. We will resume our regular format in January. Today's image is from " Waiting in Darkness: An Advent liturgy" by David McNeish...
5 Dec 2019 0 Comment

DeacPost – Advent Week 1

For the Advent and Christmas season, our DeacPosts will feature prayers from the Iona Community in Scotland. We will resume our regular format in January. Today's image is from "Hope was Heard Singing" by Sally Foster-Fulton, Wild Goose...
27 Nov 2019 0 Comment

DeacPost “A Thanksgiving Poem” Deaconess Jess McCallum

On this eve Of Thanksgiving day Many are traveling Cars delayed. Some gather with family, Others with friends. Some follow traditions, Others role with new trends. Food is prepared, Drinks are served Dishes all...
21 Nov 2019 0 Comment

DeacPost “Seek Justice” Deaconess Eva Schindhelm

“learn to do good; seek justice, rescue the oppressed, defend the orphan, plead for the widow.” Isaiah 1:17 In preparation for a family history quest in Vermont, I reviewed a travel guide book. Of particular interest were notations...
14 Nov 2019 0 Comment

DeacPost – “Tis a Fearful Thing”

'Tis a Fearful Thing ‘Tis a fearful thing to love what death can touch. A fearful thing to love, to hope, to dream, to be – to be, And oh, to lose. A thing for fools, this, And a holy thing, a holy thing to love. For your...