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Anticipating Silence

By Lauren Gustafson Tomorrow we fly up to Boston for our silent retreat at The Society of Saint John the Evangelist (SSJE). The word “silent” has been looming over our heads, it’s hovering in the moments we sit together quietly … 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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Love First, Discipline Later

by Lauren Gustafson Anna Julia Cooper disciplines on a card system. If you lie, cheat, steal, fight, etc. it’s a Red Card. If you forget your belt at home, don’t follow directions, etc. it’s a Yellow Card. Didn’t turn in … Continue reading

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A glimpse of St. Andrew’s School Chapel

This week I wanted to share a piece of my work at St Andrew’s School – in particular, a glimpse at chapel, which we have every Tuesday. I had the opportunity to lead the lesson this week, which focused on … Continue reading

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For What I Have

By Celal Kamran Many of my encounters in the Oregon Hill community are with people that are homeless. I do not seek these interactions out; they are a part of the life of a GoTH resident. This is especially accurate … Continue reading

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Social Justice and the Episcopal Church

By Katherine Gaines As I mentioned in the blog post on Theology of Place and termination, I am a social worker by profession and by calling. My time at Grace on the Hill is heavily influenced by this identity. As … Continue reading

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Transitioning From “High” to “Low” Church

My first memories of church include the fog of incense and the sound of bells ringing throughout the stone Nave. I grew up going to a high church where smells and bells were the norm and church holidays required pomp … Continue reading

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