Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

Jan Richardson’s The Cure for Sorrow (Wanton Gospeller), a book of blessings for times of grief, follows her Circle of Grace, a book of blessings for the seasons.  She blogs at The Painted Prayerbook and The Advent Door.  Note Advent resources from Richardson and others in our growing collection.

ON Scripture contributors Onleilove Alston, Walter Brueggemann, Verity Jones, Jim Kast-Keat and others reflect on what it means to be a person of faith and how to move forward as a country.  Keith Anderson, author of The Digital Cathedral, provides study materials for Reign of Christ Sunday.  ON Scripture also offers Small Group Series on economic justice, racial justice, and immigration.

Locked in a Box:  Immigration Detention is a 24-minute documentary that follows the stories of individuals held in the U.S. Immigration detention system.  Presbyterian Disaster Assistance links a study guide and related videos.  Contact the RCC to access the DVD.

Focusing on bodily worship, Let All of Me Kneel Before God’s Holy Name is a Lenten series from Working Preacher and Rolf Jacobson, co-developer of the Narrative Lectionary.

With The Virtual Body of Christ in a Suffering World (Abingdon), Deanna A. Thompson of Hamline University explores the power of digital media to help us care for one another.  She reflects on Social Media, Virtual Presence, and Racial Justice for Ministry Matters.

In On Living (Riverhead), Kerry Egan passes on wisdom gleaned from her experience as a hospice chaplain.

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