Blog Archive

Monday, November 9, 2009

Pardon Our Dust

We’re gradually importing posts from our old website. Roughly ⅓ of the blog is here so far.

Mosaic Thanks

Many thanks to all who helped to make last week’s Mosaic service such a success, particularly the planning team - David Newheiser, Alda Balthrop-Lewis, Sylvia Clark, Barnaby Reidel, Jeff Fowler, Margaret Farris, and Laura Eberly - and all who attended!

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*Sightings* 11/9/09 - A New Ecumenism, by Greg Syler

Brent House alum and former board member, the Rev. Greg Syler, has written this piece for Sightings, semi-weekly essays on religion and the public life from the Martin Marty Center at the University of Chicago Divinity School:

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Thanks from the Alan-Salinas family

We are so grateful for the love and support we received upon the death of Casey, our canine ministers.  Casey was a faithful, loving member of our community (even if she did steal food from untended plates), providing unconditional affection to all who wished to receive it.  Her last day was spent as a dog should:  outside (at our Labyrinth), surrounded by people who loved her and fed her whatever she wanted.  Thanks to all who made this hard time very holy.

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Thanks to our House Managers

Ongoing thanks to our house managers, Mike and Yvana Mols and Lindsay Little, who faithfully keep the house clean and tidy, attend to drop-in and overnight guests, and are active members of our resident community.  In a time of major transitions in our ministry programs, resident life and infrastructure, they have been patient, forward-thinking and hard-working.  The chaplain is most grateful.

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