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Crowd-sourced Wisdom

by the Rev. Katherine Bush   Yesterday I was talking with a fellow Calvary-ite, and he pulled out his phone mid-conversation to share two quotations from Tom Shadyac’s Lenten sermon … Continue reading “Crowd-sourced Wisdom”

God Loves a Cheerful Receiver

by the Rev. Paul McLain   Throughout my life, I have heard the adage, ‘God loves a cheerful giver,’ particularly during church stewardship drives. But I have never heard anyone … Continue reading “God Loves a Cheerful Receiver”

Monument Re:Generation Grant from Monument Lab

This blog isn’t usually where you’ll find breaking news, but today it is. Last week, Monument Lab in Philadelphia announced the second cohort of teams in its Re:Generation initiative to … Continue reading “Monument Re:Generation Grant from Monument Lab”

Fasten Your Seat Belts!

by the Rev. Mimsy Jones   Buckle up, friends, because Calvary’s 101st Lenten Preaching Series is about to take off, and the lineup is bursting with brilliant, compassionate preachers.   … Continue reading “Fasten Your Seat Belts!”

The End of Christmas

by the Rev. Katherine Bush   In the middle of Luke’s telling of the Nativity story, the angels say to the shepherds, “This will be a sign for you; you … Continue reading “The End of Christmas”

Remembering Rosalynn

by the Reverend Paul McLain   One of the tributes to former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, who died last month, described how she became a champion for persons impacted by … Continue reading “Remembering Rosalynn”

The December Mailbox

by the Rev. Katherine Bush   I love the mailbox. I loved the mailbox in my childhood home: a box with a door on both sides built into the thick … Continue reading “The December Mailbox”

Thankful for Helen and Eutha

by the Rev. Paul McLain   ‘I do not cease to give thanks for you as I remember you in my prayers.’ – Ephesians 1:16   During these days when … Continue reading “Thankful for Helen and Eutha”


by the Rev. Mimsy Jones   “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you,” Jesus said to the disciples at their last meal together. For most of … Continue reading “Shalom”

Catching Grace

by the Rev. Katherine Bush   One of my all-time favorite authors is Annie Dillard, and I am loving spending a few weeks this November discussing some of her essays … Continue reading “Catching Grace”