Scarritt Bennett Center Blog

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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A Word: Journaling and the Spiritual Life

By Caroline Adams   “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God…And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us.” John 1:1, 14 The idea in the first chapter of John is a little convoluted, far-reaching, and perhaps, at...

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Delta Jewels: In Search of My Grandmother’s Wisdom, Two Events with Alysia Burton Steele

By Chandra Allen Scarritt-Bennett Center is excited to welcome Alysia Burton Steele on Friday, April 10 and Saturday, April 11. On Friday, April 10 at 6:30pm we will host a lecture and book signing with Steele highlighting her newly released book: Delta Jewels: In Search of My Grandmother’s Wisdom. In an...

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