Author: Shadipe Jeremiah

The 5 Love Languages

Reading: By Pastor Gary Chapman, Ph.D.

Today we’re going to have a reading by Gary Chapman, from his book The 5 Love Languages: The Secrete to Love That Lasts.

When I got married, I got this book from my cousin as a wedding gift. It was the BEST … read more.

Forget Feelings: Love is an Action

Sermonette: Forget Feelings: Love is an Action

It’s Valentine’s day! Let’s talk about feelings and love. Particularly let’s consider three things:

Feelings are volatileActions matter more than feelingsAction is how we show love

Feelings can run deep or shallow. Feelings can last a lifetime. They can also change … read more.

Celebrating The Perseverance of Black People

Chalice Lighting: Celebrating The Perseverance of Black People

We light this chalice to celebrate the perseverance of black people. February is black history month and we honor this. I’ve got to ask – though –  If February is black history month – Which month is White … read more.

We were born to walk on water

Reading: We were born to walk on water.

Today we will have a reading from Ferguson and Faith by Dr. Leah Gunning Francis. She’s a seminary professor at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis, Indiana. In Ferguson and Faith, she shares interviews with clergy and young activists who … read more.

A Prayer for Body and Spirit

A Prayer for Body and Spirit

Blessed Radiance compassionate and holy

We thank you for always

providing for our body and spirit

We thank you for always

Holding us in grace and unity

Give us courage, truth, and joy

Amen

Prayers are just words. But … read more.

Screw the Silver Lining

Sermonette: Screw the Silver Lining

A loved one dies of COVID. A child is kidnapped and human trafficked. A parent gets hit by a car. A friend gets cancer. Someone you trusted destroys your world as you know it.

It is said that “everything happens for a … read more.

Celebrating the New Year

Chalice Lighting: Celebrate the New Year.

We light this chalice to celebrate the New Year. For many it is a chance to press the reboot button on our lives. Try again. Recommit. New Year resolutions have been a big thing.

Let’s determine what promises we will make … read more.