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Five Ways Into Sunday’s Scripture: Who Jesus Really Is
February 16, 2023 | By Faith Formation and Education
For modern disciples, as we face into the Lenten season, we hold an image of this mountaintop experience, knowing full well that we, like [the first disciples], must come down from the mountain and move out into the world proclaiming Good News to the poor, learning how to welcome God’s Beloved amid change, challenge, disappointment, and sacrifice.
Reframing Our Understanding of Food and Mental Health
February 13, 2023 | By Jessica Athens
On February 2, 2023, Neighborhood Support hosted a half-day symposium to delve deeper into the intersections between food insecurity and mental health. Speakers highlighted the importance of a person-centered approach within service organizations that addresses the whole needs of an individual or household.
3 Ways Into Sunday’s Stories for Children: Being a Blessing
February 11, 2023 | By Faith Formation & Education
Being a blessing, or a proactive follower of Jesus, may seem like an obvious thing for us to do. Sounds easy, though sometimes it requires conscious thought or effort, especially in relationships. And we don’t always get it right.
Five Ways Into Sunday’s Scripture: All About Relationships
February 9, 2023 | By Faith Formation and Education
When it comes to our sins, Jesus isn’t letting us off the hook. He reminds us that our actions are not all about us but have an impact on our community. This is the antithesis of American individualism.
3 Ways Into Sunday’s Stories for Children: Light of the World
February 4, 2023 | By Faith Formation & Education
The themes for Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount continues into this week and, spoiler alert, into next week, too. That’s how important and inclusive his message was and is. And one thing that makes it so important to this day is that it invites us to be a message that is as big and inclusive as God’s love! Jesus calls us the salt of the earth and the light of the world.
Five Ways Into Sunday’s Scripture: Salt and Light
February 3, 2023 | By Faith Formation and Education
Words, words, words. We love them! In our history, language has been as revolutionary as fire making, and words have distinguished human from beast since time immemorial. And throughout history, there have been disparities between the words we say and what we do, and between who we say we are and who we reveal ourselves to be through our actions. Across the millennia of human civilization, we have used words to call out these disparities and point out hypocrisies, sometimes as pots to kettles.
Candlemas: Celebrating Light
February 2, 2023 | By James Melchiorre
A look at the ancient feast of Candlemas which falls on February 2.
2022 in Review: Striving for Grace and Generosity
January 31, 2023 | By Neill Coleman
Once again, we are humbled by the ability of Trinity to be able to respond and in awe of all our grantees are able to do. As the infographic below shows, this includes $57 million in grant awards to 206 grantees. We strive to approach our engagement with our grantees from a posture of grace and generosity.
CDSP Announces Shift to Fully Hybrid Education Model
January 31, 2023
CDSP and Trinity have announced that the seminary will transition to a fully hybrid education model, beginning with the class entering in summer 2025. This model, which builds on the success of CDSP’s current low-residence Hybrid Program, will consist of online learning, in-person intensives each year, and post-graduation curacy funding.
Sister Ann: A Half-Century of Service, And Counting
January 30, 2023 | By James Melchiorre
Sister Ann Whittaker, who just celebrated the 50th anniversary of her profession of vows in the Society of St. Margaret, looks back on her life of service as a sister.