Tag: Shirley Erena Murray

March 21: True Easter People

March 21: True Easter People 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 10I do not want you to be unaware, brothers and sisters,* that our ancestors were all under the cloud, and all passed through the sea, 2and all were baptized into Moses in the cloud and in the sea, 3and all ate the same spiritual food, 4and all drank the same spiritual […]

With Sighs Too Deep for Words

As we continue in this season of Eastertide, I am reminded of the first two verses of Shirley Erena Murray’s Hymn “God of All Time” in Community of Christ Sings:  (CCS 270) God of all time, all seasons of our living,  blazing before our birth, beyond our dying, God of all time, we come to […]

On Easter Monday, Are We True Easter People?

On Easter Monday, Are We True Easter People? Easter has come and gone. We prepared the Easter eggs, decorated the house, attended the in-person or online services, heard the sermon, ate the bread and drank the wine. But are we changed? Are we, to use hymnist Shirley Erena Murray’s phrase, “true Easter people?” That depends […]