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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.

Six panelists of varying ethnic and racial background stand in a row, smiling at the camera. The screen behind them says "Mental Health Symposium: Impact of Food Insecurity on Emotional Well-Being"

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.

A child serves during worship at Trinity Church

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.

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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.

Children participating in the 9am Holy Eucharist at Trinity Church

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.

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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.

Candles in Darkness

Candlemas: Celebrating Light

February 2, 2023 | By James Melchiorre

A look at the ancient feast of Candlemas which falls on February 2.

Graphic read: $57M, 206 grantees, 61 new organizations in 2022; up 22% from 2021"

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.

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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 Whittaker for the Sister is In

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.