Part one of an account of her journey to Israel Palestine by The Rev. Rev. Branwen L. Cook, Chair of the Massachusetts Conference Israel-Palestine Task Team and Pastor of the Roslindale Congregational Church, UCC.
Super Saturday success; an environmental victory; 10/10/10
After the hottest first 8 months of any year on record, I wanted to alert you to several opportunities for learning, engagement and witness related to climate change.
While every moment we are given is a good moment to pray, this is a moment of particular consequence.
With our leadership, people of faith can recognize that just as the Civil Rights movement adopted new behaviors as a Holy expression of covenant with the future, so can we.
Thank you for the extraordinary ways you have responded to the hurt and hope of Haiti.
In this time of anticipation, Howard Thurman reminds us that “Christmas is waiting to be born.”
This morning, the Nobel Committee has given to this world a gift – a reminder that a different world is possible.
Addresse delivered at the Massachusetts Conference Stewardship University, Sept. 19, 2009, at The Plymouth Church in Framingham, MA.
The greatest opportunity the human community has ever had to affect future generations is less than 90 days away. On December 7-18, over 150 countries will gather in the hope of committing to an international agreement that will begin to slow, and ultimately reverse, CO2 emissions. Because God’s covenant is not only with us, but with all of creation, extending to all future generations, we are called to engage this opportunity with all of the love, creative activity, and hope God has showered ...