Scarritt Bennett Center Blog

A Look into Scarritt Bennett’s Book Club

By Elena Rosario Every second Monday, Scarritt Bennett Center hosts a monthly book club. We read books about women, while learning the different ways women are empowered. The participants select the books and together we read them in community. The space we create promotes lively discussion,...

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The Mountain, My Neighbor

By Anita Peebles Originally preached on April 28th, 2015 So as you might have heard… last Wednesday, April 22, was Earth Day. Founded in 1970 and leading to the establishment of the Environmental Protection Agency, Earth Day began in part as a desire to raise as much...

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Ascension Day

By Joyce D. Sohl At Vespers & All That Jazz on Sunday, May 18 we will observe Ascension Day using the scripture, Luke 24:44-53.  Ascension Day, the day Jesus left the earth. As it is written: “he took his leave, being carried up to heaven.” Some...

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“Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread”

By Joyce D. Sohl In the midst of the prayer that Jesus taught his disciples and that he teaches us, is the petition “give us this day our daily bread.” It is almost a command – “give us” – no please is included. It acknowledges that...

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