Because we love sincerely, we also grieve deeply the experiences of loss, change, and disconnection we have all endured. It’s been said that grief is the other side of love, and by feeling, speaking, and giving witness to our grief together, we can be nourished by that love. By grieving well, we ready our hearts to receive Christ’s love in […]
As we plan to reopen Vesper for in-person liturgy at the end of summer, our building would appreciate some care and touchup since we haven’t gathered together for over a year. We’ll have three 2-hour time slots available on Saturday and Sunday, July 24-25. Sat 7/25 – 10am-12pm Sat 7/25 – 2pm-4pm Sun 7/26 – 2pm-4pm Here’s a list of […]
Insil Kang reflects on how our community has been and will need to prepare as we come back together physically and continue the work that God is inviting us towards collectively [Mark 4:35-41]. Reflection How have we been preparing to come back together physically, to continue this ministry at Vox? What have we seen and heard in God’s working in […]
Gina Bastone reflects on how we might need to reconsider what it means to invite God to bear witness and consider the evidence of love around us [1 John 5:9-13]. Reflection Where have you seen the evidence of love recently, especially in our community? Where in your life (past wounds or experiences, current anxieties or fears) do you need God […]
Virginia Cumberbatch reflects on God’s invitation for us to experience both individual and collective freedom in the midst of our fears [1 John 4:17-21]. Reflection After a year of quarantine, how will you seek freedom and rest for yourself this spring? As we witness the hate and injustice of the world, how will you support the liberation of others? How […]
Naomi Jackson reflects on how Jesus’ interaction with his disciples after resurrection invites us to our own experience of restoration [Luke 24:36-48]. Reflection How do we see the marks of death we see in ourselves? And how have they been transformed? How do you need to reintroduce yourself to your community? Where do you need to experience restoration?
On Pentecost Sunday, Gena Minnix reflects on how the Spirit transforms our embodied selves and wounds into unique gifts that enliven the body of Christ. Molly Clack also shares her reflections on this text [1 Corinthians 12:4-12]. Reflection When you’re feeling most alive in your embodied self, what are you usually doing? How might your unique gift to the community […]