40 Días de Oración

40 Días de Oración y Reflexión Cierra con Tiempo de Oración Posterior a las Elecciones, Procesamiento — y Planificación

By Alexandra Greenwald / noviembre 6, 2020 / Comentarios desactivados en 40 Days of Prayer and Reflection Ends with Time of Post-Election Prayer, Processing – and Planning

With election results still undecided, nearly 100 members of the Gamaliel community gathered on November 4 to close out 40 Days of Reflection on Our Journey to the Polls – and to look toward the future.   The event was more than 40 days in the making. On April 15, the Gamaliel National Religious Leaders Caucus(GNRLC) …

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Día de las Elecciones - Rev. Dr. John C. Welch

By Editer User / noviembre 3, 2020 / Comentarios desactivados en Election Day – Rev. Dr. John C. Welch

    The Daily Reflection on Our Journey A message from Rev. Dr. John C. Welch, Chair of the Gamaliel Board of Directors, on Election Day Read All of the Daily Reflections on Our Website

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Dia 40- Rabino Doug Alpert

By Editer User / noviembre 2, 2020 / Comentarios desactivados en Day 40 – Rabbi Doug Alpert

Rabbi Doug Alpert, Congregation Kol Ami, Kansas City, MO, and Former Co-Chair, Gamaliel affiliate Metro Organization for Racial and Economic Equity (MORE2)   When confronting hate, in general, and maybe white nationalist/neo-Nazi, in particular, we often frame it in the negative.  Our narrative emphasizes what and whom we are against.  Amongst the 613 commandments or…

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Dia 39- David Liners

By Editer User / noviembre 1, 2020 / Comentarios desactivados en Day 39 – David Liners

David Liners, State Coordinator for WISDOM, the Gamaliel Network in Wisconsin   In much of the Western Christian world, November 1 is All Saints Day.  It is a day when we remember “all the saints, known and unknown.”  We don’t just remember the “A-list” saints like St. Francis or Mother Teresa.  We remember the multitude…

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Dia 38- Reva. Marian Boyle-Rohloff

By Editer User / octubre 31, 2020 / Comentarios desactivados en Day 38 – Rev. Marian Boyle-Rohloff

Rev. Marian Boyle-Rohloff, Pastor, West Side Moravian Church, Green Bay, WI; Co-Chair, Gamaliel National Religious Leaders’ Caucus; Member, Gamaliel affiliate, JOSHUA   A song that’s resonated with me from childhood on up is Woody Guthrie’s “This Land is Your Land.”  The song conjures up a vision of this land being a place for everyone, as…

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Dia 37- Rev. H.J. Coleman, Jr.

By Editer User / octubre 30, 2020 / Comentarios desactivados en Day 37 – Rev. H. J. Coleman, Jr.

Rev. H. J. Coleman, Jr., Pastor, World Outreach Campus Church, Saginaw, MI; Member, Gamaliel affiliate, The Ezekiel Project   It is appropriate for religious leaders to turn to a tried and true posture in times like these.  Throughout scripture we have seen that in times of great challenge, or in advance of elevation, there is…

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Dia 36- Reva. Cynthia Owen Jarrold

By Editer User / octubre 29, 2020 / Comentarios desactivados en Day 36 – Rev. Cynthia Owen Jarrold

Rev. Cynthia Owen Jarrold, National Policy Director, Gamaliel   The year 586 B.C.E. resulted in a crisis of unbelievable proportions for the people of Israel.  Jerusalem lay in ruins, and the people were carried as captives to Babylon, exiles in a strange land.  The structures that defined the social, religious, and political life of the…

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Dia 35- Rev. David Bigsby

By Editer User / octubre 28, 2020 / Comentarios desactivados en Day 35 – Rev. David Bigsby

Rev. David Bigsby, Pastor, Upper Room Ministries Missionary Baptist Church, Glenwood, IL; Chair, Gamaliel Council of Presidents; Member, Gamaliel Board of Directors   We face difficult decisions daily.  In the sacred scripture below, we find guidance for our conduct. In the midst of this storm, it becomes crystal clear that our actions must be (just)…

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Dia 34- Hmna. Carol Johannes

By Editer User / octubre 27, 2020 / Comentarios desactivados en Day 34 – Sr. Carol Johannes

Sr. Carol Johannes, OP, Pastoral Minister and Spiritual Director; Former Prioress, Adrian Dominican Sisters; Friend of Gamaliel, Ann Arbor, MI Spiritual guides tell us that one of the greatest enemies of the community of believers is fear.  Fear can make us unfree, unhappy and unholy.  Unfortunately, fear is alive and well in today’s world.  It…

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Dia 33- Rev. Dr. Carl Olsen

By Editer User / octubre 26, 2020 / Comentarios desactivados en Day 33 – Rev. David Carl Olson

Rev. David Carl Olson, Lead Minister, First Unitarian Church of Baltimore, Co-chair, Religious Leaders’ Caucus, Gamaliel affiliate, BRIDGE Maryland, Inc.   There is an America in my head and heart which is only partly true. “Land of the free” may describe some of my country at some time; but heeding too closely to the myth…

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