If you would like to reflect on the legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. this week, here are a few ideas of things in
By Gabe Lepage, Racial Justice Fellowship member– CHALLENGE: Capitol rioters and false claims to truth REFLECTION: To be Christian is to love truth. The looting
By Jennifer Brown–(presented during coffee hour sharing time on Jan. 10, 2021) CHALLENGE: The most disturbing part of Wednesday’s insurrection (Jan. 6, 2021) for me
A musical lament, posted by Paul Smith on the STJ Facebook page.
“He has told you, O mortal, what is good: and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness
By Rebecca Lewis, STJ vestry member— CHALLENGE (Becoming aware): As we celebrate the approval of COVID vaccines and await their rollout, it is important to remember
Here is the trailer for Messiah/Complex, an online performance of Handel’s Messiah using First nations performers: Here is an article about the piece. And here
By Michele SiggI’d like to share two musical pieces that have encouraged me in darkest times. The first one is a piece from Handel’s Messiah.
From Michele SiggI encourage you to visit the Theo Arts Gallery at Boston University for an online exhibit of visually stunning artworks. Who Is My
Please join us this Sunday on Zoom, directly after the worship service, for a detailed presentation of the St John’s Racial Justice Mural, a project
From Michele Sigg—A friend shared this music video with me a few days ago. I find it a delightful piece sung by a Black musician,
St. John’s Mural Project based on the theme of racial justice and Micah 6:8: He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does
By Karen Mahan CHALLENGE. I’ve been listening to Dr. Anita Philips on the “African American tradition of prayer.” (See link below). She speaks of the
By John Hare— Challenge. In my last sermon, which was about wrestling with God, I talked about an example from British history, and the transatlantic
By Michele Sigg– Challenge Strange FruitSung by Billie Holiday Southern trees bear a strange fruitBlood on the leaves and blood at the rootBlack bodies swingin’
By Shancia J.— Challenge: Housing advocates struggle to debunk stigmas that suggest that inviting low-income households and families of color into wealthy suburban communities depreciates