Doubly Blessed: Water for the Journey

Just who were the Lost Souls? They were real people leading real lives.....


Interfaith Winter Blesssing

These are the gifts of this season, let us open our hearts to them: A....


A Litany of Blessings (for Tori Jameson)

(At my current seminary, Andover Newton Theological School, it is tradition....


A Blessing at the Start of a Ministerial Internship

For my new Teaching Parish Committee   We are artists, not....


Rituals of This Day: Blessing the Departing Minister

The deacons and minister stand at the front.  The deacons stand on either....


Rituals of This Day: Blessing for the Congregation

I stand before you, in the fullness of this church, in the presence of this....


The Five-Second Rule & Communion Wafers

As one of my colleagues introduced himself on the first day of class, he said....