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Liturgical Brocades: Fabrics for Making Church Vestments

The term brocade evokes images of rich fabrics with elegant designs. It is true that nice quality brocade fabrics are difficult to find. Yet we are blessed at… 1,105 more words

Ecclesiastical Sewing

25 QUESTIONS BEFORE WE SAVE THE WORLD with~ Ash Wednesday!

I think I know Ash Wednesday through fellow rapper Lamon Manuel. It’s through Twitter, though, definitely~ we went back and forth #OnThere trading Drake lyrics, mostly from 2015’s…

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Basel Drumming and the Carnival of Fasnacht

This week The World of Drumming takes us to the city of Basel, Switzerland, home to one of today’s most unique carnivals and styles of drumming. 1,197 more words

Music

Words for a Friend

Usually, I have plenty of words. Occasionally, some people have suggested that I might use more than enough words.

That’s is not the case today. … 498 more words

Poetry

Prayer of Confession- Break Through (Matthew 13; Psalm 103)

This prayer of confession was commissioned for the opening worship service of the 2016 Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference of the United Methodist Church. It borrows imagery from Jesus’ Parable of the Sower, found in… 311 more words

Worship Resources

The Step Up

With so much to grieve or be anxious about in our world, I want to offer a very real, encouraging story from my dear friend Fred Sieger. 729 more words

Healing

Day 1: Ash Wednesday

I take my first steps into whatever comes next, carrying everything that I possess… which is nothing. I own no things. Nothing.

But I am clean and I am free. 265 more words

Jesus