TagGathering

Gathering Spaces: The Data

This summer has been one of renewal. As we have gathered together again to pray, praise God, and proclaim the resurrection I have rejoiced in our gathering. Personally, hearing God’s people sing again has been a great source of rejoicing. Despite our renewal, however, we are not completely “out of the woods” and have taken…

Pentecost 18 Preview

“Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes not me but the one who sent me.” -Mark 9:37 We live in a society of “invisible” people – those on the margins; those for whom we would rather not associate.  In our Gospel lesson for today Jesus talks about…

The Fourth Sunday of Easter Preview

I have other sheep that do not belong to this fold. I must bring them also, and they will listen to my voice. So there will be one flock, one shepherd.  (John 10:16) Gathering is one of two core values that address ways we help ourselves and others to grow in discipleship. The experience of…