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There are many ways to think about the relationship of our worship on Sunday mornings to our ministries and work in the world.  On Sunday, September 18, we invited you to reflect on that as members of each of our Action Teams took on liturgical roles related to their mission. Our Action Teams make possible […]

I became an Episcopalian because of Islamophobia – the Rev. Kristofer Lindh-Payne

I became an Episcopalian because of Islamophobia. Yes, you read that correctly. I became an Episcopalian because of Islamophobia. In the days and weeks after the September 11th attacks, we saw example after example of Muslim individuals violated and their places of worship desecrated. Remember? As our nation closed its eyes in grief, misguided people […]


Our Hearts Are Heavy – Kristofer Lindh-Payne

This has been a painful couple weeks for Baltimore, and I imagine that – like me – many of your hearts are feeling quite heavy these days. I know that many of you are praying and exploring ways to help bring healing, justice and peace to a terribly painful situation fraught with complexity. Amidst the […]

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Wonder Weeks – Kelly Riolo, Ph.D.

Parenting Science: The Wonder Weeks — This theory is based on the idea that development occurs in a series of predictable “leaps” in which an infant’s understanding of the world is changed. The leaps are described as fussy periods and the book provides an explanation of what your baby may be experiencing during each […]