St. John’s members: consider joining our reading group, alternate Sunday evenings, on Esau McCaulley’s Reading While Black: African American Biblical Interpretation as an Exercise in Hope.
Reposted from Christianity Today, online (June 12, 2020) The American church’s quarantine anthem made its way to the States from Nigeria, where songwriter and Pentecostal
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
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,
By Bill Rowley– Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Matt 11.28 ESV Resting in 2020
Don’t miss the online lecture TODAY at 12 PM by Vince Bantu of Fuller Seminary on “What Hope Christian History in Africa offers to Race
–By Rick Schneider [Shared, with Rick’s permission, from a letter to Rivendell Institute colleagues] July 26, 2020 …suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and
By Lize B.– Have you ever experienced feeling existentially flat, one dimensional, disconnected and estranged from the physical world around you? There’s something quite hellish
By Abbie S. Last Saturday evening, a group of St. John’s members and affiliates gathered together over Zoom for the second session of our
Compiled by Michele S.
Litany for Social Justice Brothers and Sisters: God commands us through Jesus Christ to love one another. In baptism, we promise to “seek and serve
–By Lize B. When on May 9th we watched as a church Let the Sea Resound – about how repentance, forgiveness, revival, and ecological renewal
“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father
Listen to Meghan’s meditation here: http://www.stjohnsnewhaven.org/resources/ By Meghan B. Lord Jesus, thank you for this time of reflection. May your Spirit guide these words and
****Join us tomorrow, Saturday, May 16 at 6:30 over Zoom for Part 2 of the series. We will view and discuss Jesus in Athens on
–By Bill R.In The Case for the Psalms, N. T. Wright writes, “For me to think about the Psalms is like thinking about breathing. I