"And churches stay on the ground, involved in helping people find their way into a new normal, long after the news crews have moved on to the next disaster or lead story." —Rev. Don Remick
"When the mission of the institution becomes sustaining the institution itself, the institution falls apart." —Rev. Michael Ciba
So it's been a little over three weeks since my farewell gathering at The Rev. Kathy Henry's beautiful home and my exit from the Rhode Island Conference staff. I just wanted to say THANK YOU for so many blessings. Thank you to all who came out for my Farewell Gathering. It was so wonderful to see everyone! It was a very impressive turnout for sure. Many of you spoke about our time together and every kind and loving word has been seared into my heart. Thank you for all the thoughtful gifts, for ...
Recently, we received ... a note of thanksgiving for our church’s openness in playing a role in the burial of the author’s brother. It was a genuinely heartfelt note… and it was sent to the wrong church.
"Language – and the evolution of language – is a fascinating thing. It can also be a frustrating and difficult thing. Because change is never easy." —Tiffany Vail
"I find that face to face communication can save time and improve the clarity of a discussion." — Drew Page
"Churches are closing and it’s time to break the silence." — Rev. Jonathan New
"The work towards the creation of the new has begun." — Rev. Kent Siladi
"You are in control of your own movement. And when you get good and comfortable, Rock The Boat." — Sioux Wilusz
"And all of us can pray."— Karen Methot