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Blog Archives: May 2016

Resources for your "Love One Another" Summer Series Learning Community

May 29, 2016
Bart Garrett
We hope that you will prayerfully consider entering into a "Love One Another" Learning Community this summer. We are hoping that several of our parishes will host such communities, albeit as microgroups, community groups, or ad hoc groups that get started for the express purpose of conversation and growth around this topic. We hope that you will leverage these resources along the way: 1) Summer Series "Love One Another" Overview Document. 2) Gerald Sittser's Love One Another. 3) Our very own Dr. Brian Kay's podcast entitled "The Shot ...

An Act of Rebellion

May 20, 2016
Bart Garrett
I was listening to KQED-NPR this morning. As you would know, public radio is right in the middle of this year’s pledge campaign. Izzy, a Senior in high school, called in to say that she was giving to the Pledge Campaign because she and her brother listen everyday, and her parents do not listen nor do they give. She said that she was “Giving as an act of rebellion.” As you know, Christ Church is in the middle of her own pledge campaign. By now, through snail mail, email, website, liturgy, and Sunday announcements, you have heard ...