Envisioning Racial Justice Brings Pain, Promise

Donique McIntosh

9/18/2019

I started my ministry as the Racial Justice Team Leader with the soon-to-be Southern New England Conference just six weeks ago...


Get Up High!

Brendan Curran

9/18/2019

    In the very midst of their destruction, the prophet Isaiah empowers the people of God. The people in exile feel abandoned by God because they have been severed from the land. Isaiah comforts them in their hopelessness, saying, Get you up to a high mountain, O Zion, herald of good tidings, lift up your voice with strength, O Jerusalem … Lift it up, do not fear. - Isaiah 40:9    We, as humans, are currently being severed from the land and the Earth by ecological devastation.  Facing and ...


Hearing is Beautiful

James Silver

9/10/2019

"I wonder why I came to church today? I couldn't hear a thing." There were no microphones; or they weren't used properly.


To Mars and Beyond- A VBS Reflection

Nicole Hosford

9/6/2019

"Vacation Bible School has always been one of Colchester Federated Church’s largest community outreach programs, and this year was no exception... The energy this year was truly OUT OF THIS WORLD! It was so wonderful to see the many interactions between the youth and the adults. At times, I think our adult volunteers were having more fun!"


Facing the Rising Sun Part 4: The Legacy of Judy Simmons

Cleo Graham

9/3/2019

Rev. Cleo Graham commemorates the 400-year anniversary of African slaves first coming to America by sharing stories about her own ancestors.


From the Director's Desk- Book Reviews

Jennifer deSimas

9/3/2019

Book review musings by John P. Webster Library Director, Jennifer deSimas. This month Jennifer reviews two books; Breathe, Mama, Breathe: 5-Minute Mindfulness for Busy Moms by Shonda Moralis, and The Universal Christ: How a Forgotten Reality Can Change Everything We See, Hope For, and Believe by Fr. Richard Rohr, 2019.


Facing the Rising Sun Part 3: Slave, Midwife, and Legacy

Cleo Graham

8/29/2019

Rev. Cleo Graham commemorates the 400-year anniversary of African slaves first coming to America by sharing stories about her own ancestors.


And Now For Something New

Tiffany Vail

8/27/2019

Here we are at the end of August, and there is indeed a plan for something new. I thought I'd share it, and I invite your feedback.


Goodbye

Chancellur Dixon

8/21/2019

Chance Dixon shares lyrics from a song he created about the inclusive community that is fostered at Silver Lake


Facing the Rising Sun Part 2: Searching for Milo

Cleo Graham

8/12/2019

Rev. Cleo Graham commemorates the 400-year anniversary of African slaves first coming to America by sharing stories about her own ancestors.


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