Hearing the Voice Within, Answering the Call by Rev. Karen Baldwin March 2007 Rev. Karen Baldwin When I was a little girl at St. Winifred’s Catholic School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, I was very odd. Unlike my siblings and classmates who detested going to Mass every morning before class … I loved
Answering the Call by Rev. Jennifer Howard June 2009 Rev. Jen Howard Like plants reaching for the light, we are all answering the call. By some instinct do we feel our way through life, trying to draw closer to the fulfillment of some un-named mission that is ours alone in the
The Heart of the Matter by Rev. Kathie McCutcheon October 2010 "Breathe in the pain, breathe on out the love, Let my heart be a place where this world is changed forever." (from the chorus of Michael Stillwater's song "breathe") In my preparations for interfaith ministry, I wrestled with some doubts and questions. How
Mirroring Each Soul by Rev. Maryann De Simone, M.Ed. March 2008 Rev. Maryann De Simone I am so happy to be here with you today! Getting to ordination has been a really long journey. People have often asked me, “So, what are you going to DO when you get ordained?” Even
Answering a Call to Ministry by Rev. Sabine Schmid March 2008 Rev. Sabine Schmid “To dream the impossible dream” – this is a great song and my inspiration for many, many years. My dream happened almost 3 decades ago. I was still living in Germany when my mother became very sick.
Listening for the Call, Following God's Voice by Rev. Maryann De Simone, M.Ed. September 2005 Rev. Maryann De Simone Hi, everyone. It’s wonderful to be here with you. What I’d like to talk about today is listening to and following God’s Call to us. From my own spiritual perspective, each of
Trust, Surrender, and Sacred Activism By Rev. Ann Wizer April 2017 The CHI experience has been walking towards heat, not away from it. There has been much joy and love, and just as much discomfort in having to sit with my own stiff beliefs and in seeing how deeply religious institutions have disempowered