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Original post at http://revdeansworld.blogspot.com/2013/06/marsh-chapel-choir-is-way-way-super-cool.html
Boston University Marsh Chapel choir is an exceptionally skilled group of singers ... mostly music majors from BU.
This summer I will be returning to Marsh Chapel to preach August 11 and 18. Hearing the choir is always a pleasure. (If you live in New England you can hear the choir sing on the Sunday morning broadcasts of the chapel service on WBUR.)
However, the Marsh Chapel choir has now
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Original post at http://revdeansworld.blogspot.com/2013/06/tourist-traps-all-stuff.html
Fake jumping beans
Ash tray in the shape of South Carolina
For many years we lived in the North and my brother Nevin
lived in the South. As a preacher I had more vacation time than money, so just about every
summer we would travel south to mooch off of Nevin for a
week or two. He was a great host.
I don’t know when the signs
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Original post at http://revdeansworld.blogspot.com/2013/06/bishop-mclee-advocate-for-full-inclusion.html
MIND is the group within the New York Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church working to end discrimination against LGBTQ people. (I am a big fan of MIND, by the way.)
Here is part of their report from Day 2 of the annual session of the NY Conference:
The day ended with Bishop McLee’s first episcopal address to the New
York Annual Conference. He began by saying “I am going to be
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Original post at http://revdeansworld.blogspot.com/2013/06/the-holy-temple-of-hardware.html
One of the Washington Post reporters who covered the fire that destroyed Frager's Hardware store on Capitol Hill last night is Michelle Boorstein.
I immediately recognized her name because she is the religion reporter for the Post. How appropriate, I thought, sending the religion reporter to cover the fire at Frager's.
For those of us who live in the weird old houses
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Original post at http://revdeansworld.blogspot.com/2013/06/prayers-for-rev-heiss-and-bishop-webb.html
Rev. Stephen Heiss
The Rev. Stephen
Heiss, pastor of Tabernacle
United Methodist Church in Binghamton,
N.Y., has written an open letter to his bishop saying that he has officiated at several weddings for same-gender couples over the past several years -- including his daughter's wedding to her partner.
The letter is posted on the Reconciling Ministries Network blog here.
The Upper New York
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Original post at http://revdeansworld.blogspot.com/2013/05/only-men-are-spiritual-leaders-what.html
I got this announcement in an email this morning. I am stunned. I have removed the names of the sponsors, location, and speakers because I don't want to get personal.
But, OMG, what does it mean when the spiritual leaders of this city are seen as only males? What century is this?
City Father's Conference
A unique opportunity will take place in DC
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