by Richard Coble
“The Spirit is present when we realize that we are not alone, that we are not in competition with one another in a zero-sum game. The Spirit of truth appears when we realize just how closely we are tried together, that we rise or we fall together.
The Spirit is present when we see that the inaction, the stalemates, the unbreachable divides that we hear about every day in the halls of power are lies; the Spirit is present when we realize there is a way forward, toward communities of mutuality and care, where we stop leaving each other behind.
The Spirit is present when we remember our history, and work toward reparation, rather than ignore our wounds.
The Spirit of Truth enters into the absences of our lives, and it sustains us in our work as the people of God.”
Watch the full GCPC service on 6/12/22 here
(Scripture and sermon begin at 30:00)