Fully Alive! An improv pilgrimage

If you want to understand how the church is perceived by secular society, shout out ‘Eucharist’ at an improv show. A line of people stood looking at a small table. It was empty, but they’d been told to imagine that there was a television on it, and asked to describe that television. “Use the phrase, ..

Renewing our spirit in Russia

Renewing our spirit in Russia

In June, twelve adults from the Dayton Deanery made a pilgrimage to Russia for Pentecost during the “White Nights,” when the sun does not set (for very long). They went to support the work of the Miami Valley Episcopal Russian Network (MVERN) at the Sablino Community Center and St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, about 40 minutes outside St. Petersburg. For this traveler it was ..