Six New Things – Week of June 20, 2022

I am taking time for rest and renewal this week, so this Six New Things is both early and a departure from our normal format. Here you'll find links to our lib guides (curated lists of resources) for six key areas of ministry and needs in our…

Six New Things – Week of June 13, 2022

In preparation for Juneteenth, we've got book lists and worship ideas; antiracist parenting tools; an antidote to despair; comfort for the forgetful; rest for caregivers... and a request for your input. ONE This Juneteenth, learn the why's,…

Six New Things – Week of June 6, 2022

'Belonging is the antidote to loneliness', writes Mary Kay Duchene. And loneliness is at the heart of too much violence, tragedy and loss. As we celebrate Pride - while continuously grieving tragic and senseless shootings; as we enjoy the beginning…

Six New Things – Week of May 30, 2022

I didn't plan to post anything this week due to the Memorial Day break, but with two horrific shootings in the past two weeks, the anniversary of George Floyd's murder, the persistence of war, and the mounting toll of Covid-19 - which many of…

Six New Things – Week of May 23, 2022

At this tail end of Mental Health Awareness Month and Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we have a pile of great resources to counteract loneliness, depression, anxiety, and fear with stories of community and belonging, the…

Six New Things – Week of May 16, 2022

A life grounded in love and shaped by the wisdom of communal stories can lead us from oppression to freedom; inner turmoil to culture shifts; loneliness to belonging; and being our whole, True Self. ONE OH, my goodness! Check out this book…

Six New Things – Week of May 09, 2022

This week's list is all about you, dear leader, to encourage social transformation, expand biblical studies, hone pastoral care, develop new mentors, reorient preaching, strengthen personal awareness - or simply support you, if all this feels…

Six New Things – Week of May 2, 2022

Baptism is the two-fold Divine promise that we are deeply loved and forever part of God's Beloved Community. Here are resources for exploring the True Self and our eternal interconnectedness. ONE Help your Littles glimpse the promises with…

Six New Things – Week of April 25, 2022

Healthy children become empowered youth become capable leaders: find resources for developing resilience, strength, and determination in the face of crisis, marginalization, and dehumanization - all for a more hopeful tomorrow. ONE Start by…

Six New Things – Week of April 18, 2022

Easter + Earth Day = Creationtide: when New Life emerges through healing nature, dismantling racism, refreshing perspectives, renewed theology, soothing anxieties, and empowering young leaders. ONE Environmentalist Bill McKibben and artist…