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Navigating faith with lots of questions - you too? Listen in as knowledge-seeking, faith-filled and hope-driven voices from St. Elizabeth's Church in Sudbury, Massachusetts connect to make our collective community stronger.

Navigating faith with lots of questions - you too? Listen in as knowledge-seeking, faith-filled and hope-driven voices from St. Elizabeth's Church in Sudbury, Massachusetts connect to make our collective community stronger.

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United States

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Navigating faith with lots of questions - you too? Listen in as knowledge-seeking, faith-filled and hope-driven voices from St. Elizabeth's Church in Sudbury, Massachusetts connect to make our collective community stronger.

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English


Episodes

Kids Read Aloud: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

5/19/2021
St. E's parishioner, Kihm Sanders, reads aloud the children's book, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst. Learn more about St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church in Sudbury, Massachusetts, including children's programming.

Duration:00:15:31

See my scars. Touch my wounds.

5/5/2021
On April 18, 2021, Rev. Andrew Suitter-Bentley preached about what it means to live in community, to bear each other's wounds as Christ did. "Don't change the channel. Don't press the mute button. Open yourself up to be changed by [those who suffer]." Listen for a reading of the Gospel by Rev. Dn. Annette Molnar, followed by Rev. Suitter-Bentley's sermon. To learn more about St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church, including outdoor Sunday services, visit st-elizabeths.org

Duration:00:16:41

Finding your gifts while serving others

3/16/2021
Sometimes our greatest gifts awaken through service of others. Since 1964, Betsy Wallingford has been discovering hers at St.E’s. From helping in the church nursery as a young mother of three boys, to recently coordinating coffee hour and the annual Dickens Christmas Dinner, Betsy treasures her spiritual home. Today she adorns the sanctuary alongside the flower guild, and is honored to be a Eucharistic Minister. “A lot of people have talent they don’t know they have until they’re asked...

Duration:00:14:39

The power of small change

3/1/2021
Feeling powerless, David Varner was shaken when the U.S. Capitol was sieged January 6th. Now, he's determined to take small steps that will lead to big action, including calling St. E's to a new understanding of evangelism. Learn more about St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church, including online services: st-elizabeths.org

Duration:00:14:22

Stations of the Cross

2/16/2021
The Stations of the Cross is an old church custom that helps us remember and retrace the steps of Jesus that led him to the cross. This devotion is often done in Lent, and especially during Holy Week. The liturgy can be done from home, on a walk, or anywhere you would like; and nothing else is needed to follow along. May it be for you a beautiful devotion to draw you closer to our Lord. The liturgy is led by Parker Suitter-Bentley. Learn more about St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church in...

Duration:00:24:14

A discussion on racism

2/2/2021
Kris Wile, Susan Berry and Janice Darias of the Liberating Ourselves From Racism group at St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church hold up a mirror to acknowledge and reckon with their biases as white women. Even more, they're guiding St.E's and beyond through tough conversations with hope that together, we can work towards a more just future. To learn more about Liberating Ourselves From Racism, please contact office@st-elizabeths.org. To begin your journey, here is a list of podcasts, articles,...

Duration:00:28:12

My journey to the priesthood

1/12/2021
Thirteen years and one global pandemic later, Rev. Lauren Lukason is ordained as an Episcopal priest. The long road was filled with twists and turns - and plenty of learnings, as she tells parishioner Mary Knox Miller. Learn more about St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church in Sudbury, MA, including online services.

Duration:00:24:50

Creating a global movement with 12 parishioners

1/12/2021
Becca Stevens is a speaker, social entrepreneur, author, priest, founder and president of Thistle Farms. She has established ten justice enterprises and has raised over $55 million in private funds. Stevens leads important conversations across the country through speaking, advocating, preaching and writing. She walks the line between pragmatism and poetry. And her message is that love is the strongest force for change in the world. Learn more about Thistle Farms: thistlefarms.org Learn...

Duration:00:25:31

Did God invent the coronavirus?

12/22/2020
In "Ask Andrew Anything," kids at St. E's can ask Rev. Andrew Suitter-Bentley absolutely any question. This week a young mind want to know, "Did God invent the coronavirus?" Rev. Andrew replies in a way anyone - of any age - can benefit. Learn more about St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church in Sudbury, MA, including online services. During COVID, Sunday services are streamed online: https://st-elizabeths.org/online.shtml

Duration:00:04:31

What do you think God looks like?

12/7/2020
In "Ask Andrew Anything," kids at St. E's can ask Rev. Andrew Suitter-Bentley absolutely any question. This week young minds want to know, "What do you think God looks like?" Learn more about St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church in Sudbury, MA, including online services.

Duration:00:02:13

Parish Conversations: Eric + Nancy

12/4/2020
Parishioners Eric Becker and Nancy Kimble reflect on what brought them to St. Elizabeth's and why they've stayed for over a decade. Along the way, they discover they have more in common than they realized, including origins in the Catholic Church. Learn more about St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church in Sudbury, MA, including online services.

Duration:00:36:19

Kids Read Aloud: The World Needs More Purple People

12/4/2020
St. E's parishioner, Mary Knox Miller, reads aloud the children's book, The World Needs More Purple People. Kristen Bell and Benjamin Hart wrote this book to teach every young reader how to be a Purple Person—kind, curious, and really, really ridiculously silly! Purple People come in every color, size, and shape you can dream up.

Duration:00:06:44

Kids Read Aloud: The Night Before Christmas

12/4/2020
St.E's parishioner, Parker Suitter-Bentley, sits fireside in red corduroy trousers as he reads, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, a beloved Christmas favorite.

Duration:00:05:02