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A Sermon For Reflection

On Sunday, June 18th I gave the sermon, it was a reflection on Grace on the Hill and our experiences. I have felt so much overwhelming love for this community and Richmond, thank you all. I hope to see you … 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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Outreach Without Overstretching

By Katherine Gaines                 In our front room, there is a poster outlining our understanding of the Presiding Bishop’s “Jesus Movement” as well as a poster of what we plan to do about it, namely how can we reach our … Continue reading

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Intentional Speech- The Journey toward a Mantra

By Katherine Gaines For at least the last four years, I have been intentional in the words I choose when describing something or someone. The obvious cause for this intentionality was my introduction to the world of social work. I … Continue reading

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No Plan Land

By Katherine Gaines We’ve been at Grace on the Hill for just over a month now. Just as we are getting settled into our new way of life, I am reminded that this is only temporary. I started my grad … Continue reading

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Reflection on Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic

Shantavia Beale II, 2012 Kehinde Wiley (American, b. 1977). Shantavia Beale II, 2012. Oil on canvas, 60 x 48 in. (152.4 x 121.9 cm). Collection of Ana and Lenny Gravier. © Kehinde Wiley. (Photo: Jason Wyche, courtesy of Sean Kelly, … Continue reading

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