Week of Prayer for Christian Unity scheduled for January 18 through 25

By Bob Merikangas Resident Writer As in previous years, Christian residents of Riderwood can celebrate the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, January 18 to 25, with people all over the world. The theme, “Justice, Only Justice, You Shall Pursue,” is taken from Deuteronomy 16:20. Some information from the website of the Graymoor Ecumenical…

Resident advocates church inclusivity in new book

Resident Phil Wogaman discusses his new book and the difficult decision to go against The United Methodist church’s decision to refuse ordination to a gay minister

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins January 18

By Bob Merikangas Resident Writer As in previous years, Christian residents of Riderwood can celebrate the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, January 18 – 25. Information about the theme for 2018 is provided on the website of Graymoor Ecumenical & Interreligious Institute, but here are some selected points. The theme, “Your Right Hand,…