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    • I have been sitting with death these past few weeks. My uncle died two weeks ago, our family gathered around his bedside and said prayers and told stories and wept. We honored him and said goodbye and had a...
    • We are officially announcing our newest experiment!  We are inviting you to join us in what we are calling Praxis School of Mission.  The idea for this emerged during our pilgrimage to England last year as we noticed a...
    • Join us for our annual young adult gathering -- a space for reconnecting with God, friends, and your own story. This year, we will explore creativity as an expression of God's glory in our midst. There will be opportunities...
    • How do you find balance in your life between the demands of school, home, work, friends and family?  The Campus Ministry Collaborative will explore this question during its third annual retreat, to be held on the weekend of October...
    • By Anna Berger
      No one in the world knows you’re here, Atop this ridge with your rose-flushed face and the dirt smudges up and down your faintly aching legs,
      you are alone.
      But God is no one because God is the One and...
    • Climate change is both a wicked problem and a grand challenge. These are OSU Dance Professor Norah Zuniga Shaw’s words, and, as she pointed out to the Ministerium a few weeks ago, most people don’t feel personally equipped to...
    • There was still a lot to do when I woke up early that rainy gray Saturday morning in March. In just a couple of hours I was to be at Gabriel’s Place setting up for a potluck and...
    • Beginning this spring, St. John’s Franklinton will host a twelve session discussion series that takes a theo-ethical look at key economic, environmental, and social justice topics relevant to inner city neighborhoods and the global community at large. This series is intended...
    • To Hull and Back Throughout our pilgrimage people would ask where all we planned to visit during our time in England. We’d happily answer, “Oxford, London, Nottingham and Hull.” “Hull?!” the questioning response came with faces that ranged from contorted disgust to sincere...
    • I stood outside in the vacant abandoned lot at the corner of Central Ave and West Broad, where St. John’s Franklinton hosts Street Church. As worship was about to begin a congregant doubled over in pain, and had trouble...