Sometimes I like to ease into a sermon, bury the lede, let people work it out for themselves as we go along. But this time I want to be crystal clear, if you hear nothing else in this sermon: You are worth it. You. Are. Enough.
There is nothing you can do to make God love you more. There is nothing you can do to make God love you less. You are enough, already, to be God's - simply because you already are.
At the level of basic theory, this is something that most everyone agrees on across religious backgrounds. And yet, so often the way things play out, what is communicated is something more like this:
One night when she returned from swim practice, my friend K walked into the dimmed dining room...
Rockwell House is the Episcopal Campus Ministry in St. Louis. At Rockwell House, we seek to grow together in faith and friendship with food and fun. Rockwell House serves as a home away from home for many students in our community, and we hope you will find it to be a home for you too.
While we primarily serve the campuses of Washington University and Saint Louis University, we welcome all area college students (undergraduate or graduate). Our ministry and many members are Episcopalian, but it's not a requirement - if you're interested, you're welcome. Check out our "About" page to learn more, or scroll down for the latest news and events.
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Let the countdown begin!
(It's possible the chaplain is a teensy bit excited to get everyone back.)
The Rev. Elizabeth Scriven is excited to be returning to Rockwell House. Her internship year at Rockwell between college and seminary formed her deeply as a priest, and she can't wait to serve the Rockwell community in that role now.
Beth has recently concluded seven years as Associate Rector at St. Clare of Assisi Episcopal Church in Ann Arbor, where she had the privilege of focusing particularly on youth ministry. She holds a Master of Divinity degree from Seabury-Western Theological Seminary and a Bachelor of Arts from Smith College. Prior to that, she spent her childhood and adolescence in schools, theaters, and churches around the Cleveland area....
Episcopal Chaplain at the Rockwell House at Washington University in St. Louis
Summary : The Rockwell House at Washington University in St. Louis is a spiritual home away from home for college students and it seeks a chaplain who is excited and energetic about this ministry. The Chaplain at the Rockwell House is a full-time paid position with benefits and is a ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri. The chaplain maintains and operates the Rockwell House and is a spiritual leader on the university campus, providing undergraduates and graduate students opportunities for worship, spiritual growth, leadership development and service. The chaplain provides a bridge between the campus and the diocese and wider church, working to strengthen collaborative ties with nearby congregations, participate in the community of other diocesan campus ministries, and provincial and wider-church gatherings. Along with...