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empathy

Post-Homily Processing: Journey of Empathy and LGBTQ Diversity

On March 25th, after liturgy, we will share a time of processing our journey of empathy and LGBTQ diversity at Vox. Please be sure to listen to the March 4th homily and read over the resources provided below before our time together. If you plan to attend, please RSVP on the Facebook event page. Details on Facebook Resources: Journey description March […]

Journey of Empathy and LGBTQ Diversity

The following Journey Description is a living document that will continue to be shaped by our community as we continue on this journey together. Similar to Vox’s Values, it is not part of our culture to craft statements top down and vote on it. Rather, we lived life together for 10 years and then put into words our journey to […]

How to Apply Scripture

Gideon Tsang teaches through the texts that have traditionally been used to marginalize LGBTQ individuals and how they might still be applicable for us today. [Hebrews 4:12-13]. Reflection What does it look like to receive from God rather than barter with God? How can we use our power and privilege to include rather than exclude? Resources Vox’s LGBTQ Journey Description […]

Embracing Differences

Weylin Lee speaks about how we can foster a community that embraces differences in order to move toward the kind of community God invites us to be [1 Corinthians 8:1-13]. Reflection Whose story do I need to hear more fully in order to move beyond knowledge so they can be more fully known? Who do I need to practice empathy […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 10.21.12

Liturgy We gather this day to hear and learn from God’s Living Word. For his Word is alive and active, sharper than any two-edged sword. It cuts through our spirits and souls, through our joints and marrow, until it discovers the desires and intentions of our hearts. Before God, none can hide. All are naked and exposed to the eyes […]