Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 08:26 am PDT

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Asking Micah Bales’s question: Are we capable of planting churches?

A cautionary tale. I’ve worshipped with Micah here in D. C. so I sawa little of what he described but I’m certainly no Quaker, and (happily) have since gone back to my old church. But t... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

A service without…

At the risk of austerity-mongering,  it’s worth asking what a small, or new, or fragile church can do without in its worship to make worship sustainable, and to free up money and energy for ... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

Bleg: how does the lectionary or church calendar work in once-a-month churches?

This is a blog-beg for preachers and ministers of any denomination who preach or have preached in churches that meet less than weekly, and who use a lectionary or observe a traditional church calen... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

Central East: more interim ministers needed than available

Submitted without comment. An unlikely circumstance, given the fact there are far more ministers in Unitarian Universalist Association fellowship than settlements. But there you are. We are in an u... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

The United Methodist “worship web”

A little lunchtime Googling led me to this page, which has a large selection of United Methodist worship resources. Welcome to the collection of resources from The United Methodist Book of Worship ... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

Kentucky joins the unincorporated nonprofits club

I’ve written about the option of organizing churches as unincorporated nonprofit associations in states that provided for them by law. That provides structure and protections more like what y... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

UUA: Emerging Ministries process announcement

Saw this today. Will examine later and hope to come up with creative ways to make use of this new UUA status. Emerging Ministries are any new group or project that is grounded in Unitarian Universa... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

Brooks on prayer

I’m moving through my copy of Elbridge Gerry Brooks’s 1874 Our New Departure: or, The Methods and Work of the Universalist Church of America — his manifesto for the Universalist churc... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

The anxious presence

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James Relly commemorated

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Church admin job in D.C.

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The Unitarian van mission