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Ordination Council

Pastor Linda Hoeschle was unanimously recommended for ordination by the Adirondack Association of the American Baptist Churches of New York State at Village Baptist Church in Fort Edward on April 30, 2016. 57 more words

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Kadampa Ordination – A Misguided Approach

Shugden won’t protect NKT monastics, NKT monastics have to study, observe and protect their vows themselves.

You can find below the content of The New Ordination Handbook…

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The First Blessing

Last week Wednesday, on the 13th anniversary of the beginning of my twisting, winding, crooked path and in the presence of a small congregation of friends, loved ones and peers, my mentor and teacher ordained me as a Priestess in Service to All the Powers That Now Exist (APTNE).  209 more words


Pope Francis a Feminist? Not so much

The Washington Post ran an op-ed on April 13 on Pope Francis’s so-called “feminism.” Interestingly, the blog was written by a man, not my first-choice gender to discuss feminism.  564 more words


Celebrating 25 Years of priestly ministry

Thank you to all those who had a part in the preparation of yesterday’s celebrations – they were a great success, and much enjoyed by guests and parishioners alike. 96 more words


Two Points over Half of My Life

I was a nervous wreck, still a mostly impressionable 22-year-old young man, recently married in the summer of 2003 as I ventured from one side of North Lexington Avenue in Wilmore, Kentucky, to the other. 1,039 more words