Two Sermons on Immigration: “We have Arrived” and “Siding with the Immigrants”

Two Sermons on Immigration: “We have Arrived” and “Siding with the Immigrants”

These two sermons were preached at the Frontera de Cristo conference celebrating its 35 years. RESPONDING TO AN EXODUS: Gospel Hospitality and Empire – November 8-10, 2019, in Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico We have Arrived   Opening Worship – Friday at 5:30pm    2 Corinthians 4:1-15 1 Therefore, since it is by God’s mercy that we are engaged in this ministry, we do not lose heart.  2 We have renounced the shameful things that one hides; we refuse to practice cunning or to falsify God’s word; but by the open statement of the truth we commend ourselves to the conscience of everyone…

Ritual – Ice Melting

Ritual – Ice Melting

Ritual done in James Chapel at Union Theological Seminary, September 10, 2019     Ritual Outine   Gathering Song: Led by Katie (with hand drum or djembe, and acapella)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OlEvF7SyEEg   The Earth is our Mother, we must take care of her // Hey yunga ho yunga, hey yung yung //   The Ice is our Brother, we must take care of him // Hey yunga ho yunga, hey yung yung //   – Welcome and intro to ice melting   Introduction   Climate Change you say and I reply: No, I am afraid not. Not Climate Change anymore. Climate collapse instead.  …

Spiegel im Spiegel – Mirrors in the Mirrors

Spiegel im Spiegel – Mirrors in the Mirrors

CW 325 – Creating Rituals in Community: Tuesdays in Chapel The Work of Mourning The Earth Union Theological Seminary in New York City Fall 2019 – Tuesdays 10 am to 12:50 pm ROOM 307 + James Chapel  – NOON Instructor: Dr. Cláudio Carvalhaes  September 3, 2019 – Arvo Pärt- Spiegel im Spiegel Participation of musicians Katie Reimer and Yuri Namkung Welcome – Sandra Montes   Beginning – Katie Reimer and Yuri Namkung play Spiegel im Spiegel   Text – Mirrors in the mirrors – By Cláudio Carvalhaes   This fantastic song composed by Arvo Pärt – Spiegel im Spiegel and…

Cambia, todo cambia en este mundo / Change, everything changes in this world

Cambia, todo cambia en este mundo /  Change, everything changes in this world

  Cambia todo cambia en este mundo / Change, everything changes in this world Hispanic Summer Program – San Antonio 2019   Cambia, todo cambia Cambia, todo cambia   Change, everything changes Change, everything changes   Asi canta Mecedes Sosa. This is what Mecedes Sosa sings.   Life is made of change. Nothing stays the same. Our lives are but a sequence of changes, either is some slow-motion transformations of abrupt refigurations.   Cambia, todo cambia Change, everything changes   Change la senora que hace las tortillas, and the bus driver Change our teachers at school and the dulces we…