Live Stream, In Person, Holy Space

This blog post was written by Beverly Olsen, Senior Warden at St. Mark’s, Mystic A month ago, I met with our priest, the Rev. Adam Thomas, to learn how to run the YouTube Live Streaming and OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) so that we can remain virtual even as our church moves back to in-person worship….

Passion meeting passion: Video Reflection

Finding comfort and inspiration in conviction, dignity, and song: Remembering John Lewis, a reflection by Alden Rockwell Murphy of St. Ann’s, Old Lyme. This video reflection was published in the Southeast “BLT: Blessed Little Thing” Newsletter on Saturday, September 12, 2020. View the full newsletter here. Alden Rockwell Murphy of St. Ann’s, Old Lyme, shares…


This is a guest contributor post by Judy Benson, St. James’, New London. We also interviewed Judy Benson last year, read that interview here. Happenstance brought Angie and me to Wadsworth Falls State Park on that lavish June afternoon. It turned into a chance encounter with grace. Friends since childhood, we decided to meet at…

Holiness at Home

At the end of March, facing the closing of church buildings and the need to practice physical distancing and stay-at-home orders, the Rev. Stacey Kohl decided to embrace the Holiness at Home with a YouTube series for Christ Episcopal Church, Norwich. I reached out to Stacey to talk about how she came up with the…

Feeding of the 3000

*Please note the update from the Rev. Kim Litsey at the end of this article. It was written prior to the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. The Lenten Fish and Chips Dinner at St. James’ Episcopal Church, Poquetanuck (Preston), is much more than an average fish fry. It is a sight to be seen, and to be…

Meet Janet Ainsworth: Experiencing and Sharing God in Nature

For some, the turning of the leaves and crisp cool mornings means pumpkin spice lattes and cozy oversized sweaters. Or if you’re Janet Ainsworth, the coming autumn means it’s time to lace up your hiking boots and hit the trails in one of Connecticut’s 109 state parks. That is exactly what we did last week.

Following God’s Footsteps of Mercy

I’ve lived a privileged life of callings. In middle school, I learned what it meant to be a counselor, and being a young woman raised in the church, I took this as a sign and began voraciously and zealously pursuing a higher education in psychology, starting with a Christian college.