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The Joyful Journey: Heading for Annual Conference

6/10/2021

Bishop Bard reminisces about annual conferences past and talks about how each year this gathering serves as a means of grace, even when it happens virtually.


The Joyful Journey: Heading for Annual Conference

6/10/2021

Bishop Bard reminisces about annual conferences past and talks about how each year this gathering serves as a means of grace, even when it happens virtually.


Saving the past for the future

5/20/2021

It's important for congregations to preserve for future generations records that document the ways they shifted their methods and ministry over the past year.


The Joyful Journey: Hanging on and keeping going

5/6/2021

In these difficult days, we hang on by faith and trust that in Christ, all things will hold together.


The Joyful Journey: In the midst of life

4/21/2021

Bishop David Bard explores the various deaths we experience in the midst of life—and reminds us that we are Easter people who know that resurrection is coming.


Holy Week: A Week of Wonder

3/25/2021

Bishop David Bard explores how Holy Week is a week of wonder—and notes that Easter becomes the beginning and the end of all our wondering.


5 reasons to make much of post-COVID fall 2021

3/18/2021

Now is the time to plan for your church to show radical hospitality and invite your community post-COVID. Here are five reasons to make much of this fall.


Taking time to grieve

3/11/2021

It's important to tend to our "corners of sorrow," and here are four steps of lament to help you do that.


The Joyful Journey: Holding it together

3/3/2021

Lent is a time to acknowledge that we don’t always have it all together and that sometimes we fray and unravel a bit. It is then especially that we need God.


Lenten greeting: Practicing the disciplines of love

2/17/2021

Bishop Bard invites us to spend Lent honing the disciplines of love—patience, kindness, thoughtfulness, and humility—and reminds us that we are loved by God.


The Joyful Journey: Lent and love

2/4/2021

How might we live together in the church if we were more loving by being more patient, kinder, more thoughtful, more humble?


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