Build a Trellis

As we continue to develop a Common Rule for our community life, Deacon Mary Baker shares from her experiences and casts a vision for how we might take up some practices in this season.   “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” (Annie Dillard, The Writing Life) “If you are […]

Practicing a Rule in Community

Father Andrew Unger casts a vision for practicing a Common Rule in community.   In my sermon on Sunday, I made a pitch for everyone at All Souls to take up a common rule of life – praying for our church and for each other three times a day. Like monastic communities that observe a […]

The Fabric of Our Community

Deacon Rob Lewis tells us about our new Ordinary Time banner project.   “Floating.” That’s the word we’ve been hearing lately.  People are saying, “I feel like I’m floating.” Adrift. Untethered. That describes many in our church right now.  We need an anchor, a center of gravity to ground us. For All Souls this has […]