March 21, 2020

Work While It Is Day

We must work the works of him who sent me while it is day; night is coming when no one can work.
John 9:4 

Give us grace, O Lord, to work while it is day, 
fulfilling diligently and patiently whatever duty thou appointest us; 
doing small things in the day of small things, 
and great labors if thou summon us to any; 
rising and working, sitting still and suffering, according to thy word.
Go with us, and we will go, but if thou go not with us, send us not; 

go before us, if thou put us forth; 
let us hear thy voice when we follow. 
Hear us, we beseech thee, for the glory of thy great Name. Amen.
Christina Rosetti (1830-1894)

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An ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, I've served congregations in the Colombia, Puerto Rico, Europe & the US. I received a B.A. in German from the University of Louisville and learned Spanish in Bogotá. My Master of Divinity degree is from Drew University in New Jersey. I will begin my tenure as settled pastor of Pilgrim Christian Church—with dual affiliation in the UCC and Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)—in late March 2019. This is my personal blog, and the opinions found herein are my own and may not reflect the views of the church I am serving.

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