How do you pass the peace these days? Often a treasured time in our Presbyterian worship (or an introvert's nightmare), we historically showed the grace and peace of Christ through handshakes, kisses, and hugs. Maybe we'd give a hearty slap on the back or wave to someone across the sanctuary. I've worshipped with enough of you to know that you tarry during the passing of the peace, and it sometimes requires prodding to restore order.
How are you passing the peace these days? Perhaps it's with two fingers raised in a V and flashed at the computer screen or spoken words of peace while unmuted in a Zoom worship service. A hand over your heart? Our need to receive and reflect the peace of Christ hasn't changed...hopefully only our "touchiness" has for a time.
In this election season, however, the peace of Christ is needed at a much deeper level. As a nation, we are most certainly at...(READ MORE)