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July 3, 2003

Opening Prayer Leader Let us pray. All O God, strengthen us for service to renew your people day by day. Enrich us with the grace to speak and act with prophetic cour- age. And forever empower us to be faithful leaders and ministers of...

June 3, 2003

Opening Prayer Leader Let us pray. Oh, Lord God, as we journey in ministries of service and leadership, make us ever mindful to discern your voice calling us to the revelation of your Divine Spirit. By way of the life, death,...

June 3, 2003

Opening Prayer Leader Let us pray. All Sweet God, you are manifested in the birth of Mother Earth, grant us continued grace to honor the voices of creation in Black and ethnic women. Thank you for instilling in the blessed mother Mary...

June 3, 2003

Opening Prayer Leader Let us pray. O God, you made us in your own image and redeemed us through Jesus your Son: Look with compassion on the whole human family; take away the arrogance and hatred which infect our hearts; break down the...

June 3, 2003

Opening Prayer Leader Let us pray. Everliving God, you have graciously acted in the lives of our ancestors in the faith; continue your affirming presence in your Church today, so that we may proclaim your love and action in the world....

June 3, 2003

By the Rev. Joy Elizabeth Browne, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pan African Studies, University of Louisville; Episcopal Diocese of Kentucky . . . Those who love learning should make even greater progress in living according to the...

June 3, 2003

Opening Prayer Leader Let us pray. Strengthen us, O God, as we continue in the apostles’ teaching and fellowship. Help us to affirm and support the various forms of living ministry which exist in our community, so that we may...

June 3, 2003

During the seasons of the church year there are several logical times that Mine Eyes Have Seen the Savior: 400 Years of Black Episcopal Ministries can be used for the spiritual enrichment of the congregation. The series can be used as a...

June 3, 2003

Opening Prayer Leader Let us pray. All Almighty and eternal God, so draw our hearts to thee, so guide our minds, so fill our imaginations, so control our wills, that we may be wholly thine, utterly dedicated unto thee; and then use us,...

May 20, 2001

The Book of Acts tells the story of the cripple from Lystra, a man crippled at birth. Most of society ignored him -- he was a beggar, after all. He would sit all day in his invisibility and watch people pass by. But there was one who...