The image took my breath away. “This,” I said, “is why I am excited to return to the Midwest.”
On the one hand, we pray to the God of our Baptism who ‘will not let you go’; and to the God of Justice who says, “Yo! You! Go! Love, because you have been loved.’
All around us worlds are dying and new ones are being born.
What we (pastors) have been considering is the hope that once youth are confirmed they feel and know that they are now part of a community that blesses others; that they internalize this calling and are supported by ORUCC to live out this calling.
Nothing builds community and deepens spirituality like a place set a time and a place ‘set apart.’