“I’m a mutt,” she said with a huge smile on her face. “I’ve done the research, and have found that I am a little bit of everything, and I am embracing that.” Years ago, Pam Toffey was in a car accident which left her quite a bit of recovery time. While she was recovering, Pam jumped into the world of genealogy.
There’s radical hospitality, then there’s the Sacred Harp community. If you were walking by Connecticut Hall on Yale’s Old Campus on the third Sunday in April, you would just assume the four-part in sync chorus you heard was an elite Yale choir. You would never imagine that it is actually a “come-as-you-are,” hodgepodge group of individuals sitting around the perimeter of a room sight-reading sacred hymns.
Today our guests are Eliza Marth, Northwest Region Missionary and Anne Hall, Junior Warden at St. John’s in Pine Meadow. Both Eliza and Anne were both participants in the first region based lay preaching course last Lent in 2018. The second round just finished up on March 3. Twelve people participated from five parishes and…
I’ve been writing icons for a year and have made sixteen so far. I have each one blessed at the altar when they are finished. Once, when after one had been blessed, a member of the Altar Guild, JoAnn D’Amoto, said that we needed an icon on right side of the wall behind the altar to balance the aumbry door on the left side. That’s all the inspiration I needed. Read David’s story about his art.
A rabbi, a priest, and an imam all sat down for dinner at Grace Farms… No that isn’t a beginning of a joke, it was my dinner last Tuesday when I joined 75 other individuals in a beautiful dining room at Grace Farms in New Canaan. The evening program was an Interfaith Passover Seder and…
Today we are doing something a little bit differently. The Rt. Rev. Laura J. Ahrens will be leading us in a prayerful meditation/reflection on Good Friday.
Passion within one person can move hearts. Okay, this might not be as insightful as Jesus’ parable of faith the size of a mustard seed moving mountains, but with regards to Judy Benson, I think it is pretty spot on. I met Judy at a meeting I crashed in New London with the Rev. Rachel…
Today we have two guests with us, Dom Gautrau and Boris Sigal.
Not unlike moving from a single-family home to an apartment complex, freedom from building maintenance and new neighbors allows St. Mark’s, New Britain to put less energy into a community building and more energy into building community.
Today’s guest in Greg Farr, archivist for the Episcopal Church in Connecticut since last October. His office is at The Commons.