Stand With

By Rev. Kristen Orion  •  June 30, 2022

So Joshua fought the Amalekites as Moses had ordered, and Moses, Aaron and Hur went to the top of the hill. As long as Moses held up his hands, the Israelites were winning, but whenever he lowered his hands, the Amalekites were winning. But Moses’ hands grew weary; so they took a stone and put it under him and he sat on it. Aaron and Hur held up his hands—one on one side, one on the other—so that his hands remained steady till sunset. ~ Exodus 17:10-12 Stand With Faithful to God, Moses led his..

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Stand With

By Rev. Kristen Orion  •  June 30, 2022

So Joshua fought the Amalekites as Moses had ordered, and Moses, Aaron and Hur went to the top of the hill. As long as Moses held up his hands, the Israelites were..

A Place to Stand

By Lisa Thomas  •  June 23, 2022

I worked for 20 years as a parish nurse. In fact, for most of that time, I was the parish nurse at the United Church of Christ national offices in Cleveland. During that..

A Hidden Passion Sparked

By Rev. Ruth Fitzgerald  •  June 16, 2022

In 2008 I traveled to the border lands between Arizona and Mexico. This was a trip required for my graduation from seminary; an “intercultural immersion” experience...

Take A Stand

By Rev. Beth Long-Higgins, VP of Engagement and director of the Ruth Frost Parker Center for Abundant Aging  •  June 09, 2022

This is the first blog in a series around the theme of “Here I Stand”. Knowing that rulings from the Supreme Court would be coming in the month of June and in response..

Boat of Peace

By Rev. John Gantt  •  June 02, 2022

An international conference. Bagels and wine on the beach. A muddy boat. Polyurethane. Kibbutz. Popsicles before lunch. A song.

Meet You There

By Rev. Kristen Orion  •  May 26, 2022

I must admit that I thought Easter was a day for a long, long time. 

Waiting

By Lisa Thomas  •  May 19, 2022

I have been to Bogota, Colombia three times. I went in February 1990, October 1993, and August 2009 but really, it all began, in 1988, when my husband and I decided to..

Step by Step

By Rev. Ruth Fitzgerald  •  May 12, 2022

One step at a time.

The Unexpected Journey

By Reverend Bobbie McKay, Ph.D.  •  May 05, 2022

It started out as a thought - an unspoken idea: “An inquiry into the meaning of the words, ‘Spiritual Healing’”.  It came out of my life as a psychologist where we..