Rest, Reset, Reboot

This Sunday, Jesus feeds the five thousand. Our Gospel reading these past weeks have been beautiful parables about sustainable, transformative faith, growing and building and impacting us from within, even if this faith seems dead […]

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Speaking of Freedom

A Letter to the Churchfrom Kelly Brown Douglas, Stephanie Spellers, and Winnie Varghese On this day, July 4th, our country celebrates its Independence. Our Episcopal Church also marks this as a major Feast Day, a […]

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Prayers Celebrating Pride

Prayers Celebrating Pride is worship prepared by our LGBTQ+ Team. It is a congregational-wide effort which marks the police raids on the Stonewall Inn, June 28, 1969. The raid was the beginning of six days […]

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Celebration of Discipline

Discipline. What is it? It sounds scary and no fun. When did you first experience discipline? For me, the earliest memory is not a good one. It involved my kindergarten class, a principal with a […]

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Life in the Gap

Why do we have Church? Why do you, why do I come here, why do we come here? What happens here? What doesn’t? What happens when we leave and go out there? Our Presiding Bishop, […]

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What is Revealed?

As we begin a new year and a new decade, St. Elisabeth’s is alive with expectation and opportunity.  We are filled with thanksgiving for the blessings we added to the Gratitude Tree during the fall.  […]

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The Ministry Ahead

Advent, Christmas and Epiphany are all about expectations, reflection, change, and journey. We begin this sacred time by making our hearts ready. What is God? What does God want from me? What do I need […]

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I Want to Know Jesus

Mahalia Jackson was “The Queen of Gospel.” She became one of the most influential gospel singers in the world and was heralded internationally as a singer and civil rights activist. She is buried in Providence […]

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