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Mission Elyria – in action!

Courtesy of my talented colleague, the Reverend Sahra Harding, of Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland, here is some tape of the youth in action at Mission Week Elyria, starting with the closing reflections from the final Sunday. The text for the first … Continue reading

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small mercies

A cooler of water on a hot day. Pizza for lunch. Arms to go around when tears flow. A small, round washer. Dry days. Shelter in a storm. Rollercoasters and swag. Food and friends, loaves and fishes. Electric saws. Bandaids … Continue reading

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Year B Proper 12 – Mission Elyria

A homily for the Saturday Eucharist at the end of Mission Week Elyria Tomorrow, our mission youth will give the sermon at Sunday’s service. They will talk about the loaves and the fishes, about making do with what they had … Continue reading

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Mission Imp? Possibly

I feel as though I should be blogging about our mission week. It’s great. We have a couple of dozen awesome youth, some great adult companions, the clients whose houses and properties we’re working on are inspirational and funny and … Continue reading

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Youth ministry

“I believe the children are our future …” Um, no. The children are here now. They are our present. If you have spent five minutes with a child, you know how present they are. They are all about the right … Continue reading

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