Interfaith couples, Buddhist couples, same-sex couples…couples of all kinds celebrated their relationships on Friday (Feb. 14) at Unity Temple in Kansas City, Mo. The only requirement was love.
(RNS) The goal of the YMCA Jerusalem Youth Chorus is to create a cohort of thoughtful, tolerant young leaders willing to explore one another’s identities, histories and life experiences through song.
The most charitable explanation that I can come up with is that we are well-intentioned but thoroughly clueless.
It can take a lot of time and a lot of effort to get to the place where we are able to name out loud the thing with which we are struggling.
(RNS) The Rev. William J. Barber II and his Moral Mondays team are making final preparations for the kickoff event for the second year of protests.
As Gilbert Becker of Blue Springs, Mo. approached the end of life, he and and his family decided to plan a “green” or “natural” burial at Green Acres Cemetery near Columbia, Mo.
(RNS) Billed as a landmark Jewish-Muslim-Christian prayer space, the building will combine a church, a synagogue and a mosque under one roof, next to one of Berlin’s busiest streets.
My educated guess is that the symbols, traditions, and ritual actions around marriage which will survive are those that, in some way, nurture relationships.
The last handful of times that I have been to a wedding, one word in the service has particularly caught my attention. That word is “mutual.”