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Synod Assembly – 2021

2020 was a year of unimaginable challenges: a pandemic, political divide, unprecedented natural and man-made disasters, social justice movements, working, learning, and worshiping from home, pivoting on a moment’s notice, grief and loss abounding. And yet, we witnessed the resiliency of the human spirit and an incredible strength in adaptive community while being forced to…

A Resilient Future for All Rests on Prioritizing the Most Vulnerable

Kristen Schlemmer, Legal Director, Bayou City Waterkeeper In May, join Kristen Schlemmer, Legal Director at Bayou City Waterkeeper, as she considers how disasters, while affecting large portions of the Houston population, impact the vulnerable more severely and why building resilience is critical. Hurricane Harvey and Winter Storm Uri showed us that disasters increasingly affect large…

2 Timothy 4:6-11, 18

​Mark, Evangelist (transferred) 6As for me, I am already being poured out as a libation, and the time of my departure has come. 7I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 8From now on there is reserved for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will give me on that…

Psalm 23

Fourth Sunday of Easter  ​1The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want. 2He makes me lie down in green pastures; he leads me beside still waters; 3he restores my soul. He leads me in right paths for his name’s sake. 4Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I fear no evil; for you are with me; your rod and your…

Genesis 48:8-19

8When Israel saw Joseph’s sons, he said, “Who are these?” 9Joseph said to his father, “They are my sons, whom God has given me here.” And he said, “Bring them to me, please, that I may bless them.” 10Now the eyes of Israel were dim with age, and he could not see well. So Joseph brought them near him; and he kissed…

2 Timothy 4:6-11, 18

​Mark, Evangelist (transferred) 6As for me, I am already being poured out as a libation, and the time of my departure has come. 7I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 8From now on there is reserved for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will give me on that…