Entries by CCNA

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Happy New Year

When the new year has begun, we traditionally wish each other a Happy New Year.  That sounds nice—but these days you have to wonder whether that wish is still realistic.  Actually, we already know, don’t we, that the new year won’t be as happy as we wish it for each other. Our future is overshadowed […]

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Call and Response: Young Adults Conference in Hillsdale, NY

Three days of conversation, contemplation, and activity around questions about Responsibility as we enter into a new year.   What is our responsibility to ourselves, to our community, and ultimately to the spiritual world? For young adults aged 19+ Featuring local artists, thinkers, and priests of the Hudson Valley area. With a talk by Charles Eisenstein. […]

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Parable of the Ten Maidens – Matthew 25: 1-13

“Then the kingdom of heaven shall be compared to ten maidens who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. Five of them were foolish and five were wise.  For when the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them; but the wise took flasks of oil with their lamps.  As the […]

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How can we become a lampstand? Revelation 1:20

The seven stars are the angels of the seven congregations, and the seven lampstands are the seven congregations themselves. (Revelation 1:20) Through the centuries people have pictured the divine world as a world of light and fire.  The higher a person can look up, the more radiant is the light, the more scorching the fire.  […]

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The Key Power of the I

The Key Power of the I At all possible times the world, with all that goes wrong in it, pushes itself into our lives and demands our attention.  Illness, famine, climate crisis, conflicts, and wars—we cannot escape from alarming reports.  Closing ourselves off from them is of course not the solution.  That would in the […]

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Annual Delegates Meeting 2021

The Annual Delegates Meeting 2021 will be November 11-13, in Hillsdale, NY.  This year’s theme is: Christ’s Light in Our Daylight Spirit-led boards, Spirit-led communication; bringing sacramental qualities to the more secular aspects of The Christian Community For more information, contact ccnaoffice@gmail.com REGISTER HERE