Scarritt Bennett Center Blog

Epiphany

By Joyce D. Sohl January 6 is known as the day of Epiphany and it is followed by the season of Epiphany through Ash Wednesday. In the early church Epiphany celebrated the coming of the magi, the baptism of Jesus and the early miracles of Jesus....

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Loving-Kindness: Taking Care

By Chandra Allen Before Christmas, the Woman to Woman group gathered at Scarritt Bennett Center for our monthly Circle meeting. This year our theme is “Identity: Culture, Community, and Self.” So far we have explored what it means to be part of culture – culture we...

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Bells Tell the Story of Peace on Earth

By Joyce D. Sohl I heard the bells on Christmas day Their old familiar carols play, And wild and sweet the words repeat Of peace on earth, good will to men. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote this carol, “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day” on Christmas Day, 1864 in the...

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A Blessing for Advent

By Joyce D. Sohl This Advent let me anticipate the birth day of Jesus with renewed longing in my heart for God’s coming; with enough space in my life to allow for the special moments; with an open heart and an open mind to hear of peace, joy and...

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