The ground beneath us shifted in 2017, and to be honest, it really messed me up.  I’ve been in a haze of sadness, anger, and most of all, uncertainty.  How do we live when the world is like this?  What do we do?  How do we respond? I’ve had no words.  Everything I’ve said has […]

Pentecost looks like fire

The following is the Pentecost sermon preached by Amy Yoder McGloughlin on 5.15.16.  It’s based on Acts 2: 1-21.   I’m constantly amazed at the ways that the church throughout the centuries has domesticated the Bible.   Take the Creation story.  The story of the creation of the first people on earth is one of […]

Passing in Hebron

In the course of the months of preparation for the interfaith delegation to Palestine, the Jews and Christians from Philadelphia got a chance to get to know each other, talk about the itinerary, and meet with Christian Peacemaker Team (CPT) staffer John Bergen, who described his experience on the ground. But we didn’t know one […]