Tagged: prayer

The People’s Lament

One year ago, a Staten Island grand jury decided there was not enough evidence to pursue charges against New York police officer Daniel Pantaleo, whose chokehold led to the death of Eric Garner. Garner’s...

The Church as Sexual Refuge

The role of faith communities in the battle against sexual exploitation by Kristyn Komarnicki Give me your exploited, your poor, Your addicted masses yearning to breathe free, The sexual refuse of your teeming shore....

Make Us Dangerous Women and Men

A prayer for the church Dear God, please make us dangerous women and men. Bless us with a tremendously restless discomfort with easy answers, half-truths, and superficial relationships, so that we may seek truth...

The Gift of Christ-Centered Community

Working to change the broader community while also becoming a model community by Alexia Salvatierra and Peter Heltzel Organizing is exhausting. The forces of injustice are often ruthless and so well funded that they...

Morning Prayer

by Carol J. Adams God of all feathered beings, Thank you for birds. Thank you for their early morning songs. I, too, lift a song to heaven when morning breaks. This song of praise....

So That None Are Rejected

A litany of lament, confession, and commitment to our brothers and sisters who are sexual minorities Leader: All loving God, Creator who has always seen the beauty of all persons, all made in your...