Tag Archives: Hyde Park

An Early Sermon: Thick Darkness

Today’s reading comes from the book of Exodus. Let us remind ourselves of the context in which this passage appears. The book of Exodus develops around themes that explore the nature of God (in terms of both divine power and … Continue reading

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Church Internship: Reflection #1

So I did not expect the first challenge of my field placement to be simply setting up a meeting with my teaching pastors to meet with them and begin to talk about my work at Hyde Park Union Church (heretofore … Continue reading

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and the crocuses proclaim in purple hues that spring is here

03.09.10 Hello to all! It has been such a long time since I have written.  The winter seems to have mostly passed me by, though I have no doubt that Chicago has one last cold spell, perhaps even a snow … Continue reading

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Time carries on…

10.25.09 …Greetings! It has been a long time since I last wrote, but I wanted to tell you all that I’m well – thriving in this next chapter of my life. It’s a beautiful late October day – the sun … Continue reading

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After the death of my grandfather

September 8, 2009 Hi Jonathan!  how’s your day been?  Mine’s been good so far.  I woke up feeling tired but my morning has just been picking up as I’ve gone along.  We had a short day of Hebrew class today, … Continue reading

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Correspondence

September 1, 2009 hi you. It’s chilly here, but I always feel pretty warm in my room (at least so far).  The meditation I led with some friends here at DDH (Disciples Divinity House) went really well – it was … Continue reading

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Divinity School

August 29, 2009 Hi Everyone, I hope that this email finds you well as the summer comes to a close and the autumn comes in.  I have finished moving into my new residence located in Hyde Park, Chicago.  I live … Continue reading

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Divinity School

Hi you.  It’s funny, I was listening to my dad answering the phone and my mom being on the other end calling from the office, and he says “hi you” or “hey you” pretty much the exact same way that … Continue reading

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