Category Archives: For all that is our life!

Shared Ministry, Lay Ministry, Everyone’s Ministry

For all that is our life! by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard “Ministry is a quality of relationship between and among human beings that beckons forth hidden possibilities. “Ministry is being present with, to and for others, in their terrors and … Continue reading

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Circle of Kinship

For all that is our life! by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard “Circle ‘round for freedom, circle ‘round for peace, for all of us imprisoned, circle for release, circle for the planet, circle for each soul, for the children of our … Continue reading

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Spirit in Practice

For all that is our life! by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard It’s a new church year and I’m excited to think about all that we might achieve together between now and next Summer! In just a little over a week, we’ll welcome … Continue reading

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Sources and Stories

For all that is our life! by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard While the Seven Principles are fairly well known, usually discussed in terms of guiding values and ideals to which we aspire, the Six Sources don’t often get as much … Continue reading

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Who Are Our Neighbors?

For all that is our life! by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard The concept of Beloved Community originated with the late nineteenth / early twentieth century American philosopher Josiah Royce to refer to an idealized human commonwealth.  It was Martin Luther … Continue reading

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Endings and Beginnings

For all that is our life! by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard One of the axioms of leadership development is that every leader’s primary responsibility is training their own replacement.  In terms of congregational leadership, for instance, this means that an important … Continue reading

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Open Doors to Many Rooms

For all that is our life! by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard One of the activities that’s part of our quarterly Orientation to Membership workshop is the “values continuum”.  Laying out a piece of string on the floor, we describe a … Continue reading

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Health Opportunities for All!

For all that is our life! by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard In November I was invited by Robin van Tine on behalf of the Southeast CARE Coalition to attend a meeting with Virginia Secretary of Natural Resources, Molly Ward, in … Continue reading

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Social Incarnation

For all that is our life! by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard “… and so we light the Candle of Hope.  May its flame remind us of the eternal hope of the human spirit: that each person may grow for themselves … Continue reading

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In Real Life

For all that is our life! by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard Since the beginning of June, we’ve been live-streaming the sermons preached on Sunday mornings.  This is thanks to the discovery by our Communications Chair, Rayven Holmes, of an “app” … Continue reading

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