Category Archives: Grace-on-the-Hill

The Teacher Becomes the Student

By Katherine Gaines In college, I was a mentor through Big Brothers, Big Sisters. It was one of the best things I did during my time at school. I had never been on the receiving end of a mentor relationship … Continue reading

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Thank You!

Dear Friends of Grace-on-the-Hill, On Friday, we gathered to recognize and celebrate the work and plans of so many people that came together to make Grace-on-the-Hill a reality five years ago. We have come so far, and we have more … Continue reading

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The Guacamole Tree

By Lauren Gustafson A couple Sundays ago I was standing in the kitchen with Erin and Celal. Erin and I were making guacamole while Celal made nachos. I cut the avocado in half and scoop it out into a bowl, … Continue reading

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“How do you like living at Grace-on-the-Hill?”

By Erin Monaghan “How do you like living at Grace-on-the-Hill?” I have been asked this question since the first week I moved to Richmond. My short answer? “Its great!” And it is; but that’s not the whole answer. Throughout this season of … Continue reading

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Reflections on Holy Week: Inspired by a Marginalized Voice

By Timothy Nixon As mentioned in “The Need for Marginalized Voices,” many of the GoTHs have read The Cross and the Lynching Tree from our participation in the Marginalized Voices book club. The connections and observations on race and theology … Continue reading

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The Beauty Before Us

By Katherine Gaines I’ve known Richmond for a while, growing up just an hour away with family in the city, and living in Oregon Hill this year has given me a greater appreciation for just how beautiful this city is. … Continue reading

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Love, Justice, and Dr. King

By Katherine Gaines In the marginalized voices book club, we’re reading James Cone’s The Cross and the Lynching Tree. We recently read a chapter on the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I had grown up knowing about Dr. King … Continue reading

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