Prayer: Holy Light

By Nancy Hastings Sehested Co-Pastor, Circle of Mercy Congregation Holy Light, We stand somewhere in the shadows, in-between the battlefield of our struggles and the sanctuary of our souls. Shed a little light on our way. Keep your lighted sanctuary within us portable, able to see clearly, to walk courageously, to withstand the forces that […]

Eucharistic conventions: Why we practice these (somewhat) odd manners at the Lord’s Table

By Ken Sehested, the author/editor of prayerandpolitiks,org When three of us began daydreaming about a starting a new congregation, during long hikes in the Blue Ridge Mountains in the first year of the new millennium, one of the things we immediately imagined was worship centered around communion, including placing the table in the center of our […]