“I am an itinerant preacher, and I arrived early on Sunday at a church,” said the Rev. Joel C. Gregory at
SAALIK KAHN | Staff Photographer Paul Lukasik, Week One teacher-in-residence with the Mystic Heart Community Meditation Program, leads his first
As long as God has disclosed God’s self, God’s oldest name has been refuge,” said the Rev. Joel C. Gregory
Photographs by BRIA GRANVILLE | Staff Photographer On a cold, rainy morning, the sound of the Chautauqua congregation singing “Holy
The Voice. The Last Great Elizabethan Orator. A man whose life in three acts resembles those of Joseph and Job.
NAME | File Photo Institution organist and coordinator of worship and sacred music Jared Jacobson leads the Chautauqua Choir and
Chautauqua Institution President Tom Becker’s job at the final Sacred Song Service of the season is to present a closing speech and tap the gavel three times. Jared Jacobsen’s job is to create the “jewelry setting” for that symbolic closing.
Looking back on his first season as director of the Department of Religion, the Rev. Robert Franklin is tired. Tired, but happy and full of plans for the future.
“When Nelson Mandela walked out of prison after 27 years, he knew that he had to leave the bitterness behind or he would still be in prison,” said the Rev. Cynthia Hale. “The Father of the Nation [of South Africa] had to resist the urge of revenge. He needed to provide an example of forgiveness.”
“If we are honest, we have spent the better part of our lives trying to get the approval of others. No matter what stage of life or station in life, it is what we long for,” said the Rev. Cynthia Hale. She preached at the 9:15 a.m. Thursday worship service. Her sermon title was “How to Win God’s Approval” and the scripture text was Hebrews 11:1-6.