Category Archives: News

In Defense of Religious Accommodations

America is a true cornucopia of languages, arts, culture, skills and of course religions. Religious freedom has been a part of the nation’s core identity since its conception and implementation in 1789. The first amendment to the constitution enshrines for us the freedom of religion, the right to practice whatever faith we believe in as

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Hope in the midst of racial violence

Speaking for our church Bishop Eaton calls us to repent. This tragedy expresses the power of evil that has a  hold on all of us. Racism is with among and in us. The faith of the victims loved ones brings us hope. Their ability to forgive shows the power of God to over come hate with

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This was posted on the Hendricks Chapel Ask A Chaplain Blog In the Christian calendar Halloween falls on the eve of All Saints Day (All Hallows Day) when the saints and martyrs are honored and remembered, and the power of death is acknowledged and defied. In America it is widely celebrated with customs (costumes, and

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For All Saints Day, Thanks Mom and Dad!

The Seven Of Pentacles Marge Piercy Under a sky the color of pea soup she is looking at her work growing away there actively, thickly like grapevines or pole beans as things grow in the real world, slowly enough. If you tend them properly, if you mulch, if you water, if you provide birds that

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Many of you know that my parents passed away this summer. My parents were born on the same day June 12th, two years apart. This summer we had a family reunion to celebrate my mothers 88th birthday and my fathers 90th birthdays. Our immediate family all came and we ate giant lobsters.   My Mother

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Sermon Nugget: Faith Is A Trust Walk With God

Education is for exploration. There is fantastic training for professions at SU, congratulations to all  of you who have this tremendous opportunity. But the pressure to find a major and focus on what you will do in the future can rob you of the greatest benefits this great university has to offer. Vocation is not

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Freshly Pressed Newsletter

We are sending out our first newsletter in sometime! In the newsletter, you’ll get a taste of  events from this academic year and updates about recent gatherings, celebrations, successes, and challenges. Click Our 2014 July Newsletter to see the full finished product!