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It’s 2048, Where are the Oaks of Tsedeq?

It’s 2048, Where are the Oaks of Tsedeq?

Okay, admittedly it’s a pretty obscure title for a newsletter article, but just give me a chance to explain. First of all, the date. There is nothing special about the date itself; this is no prophecy. The year 2048 is simply a reference to twenty five years from now,...
Pilgrimage to the Everest Base Camp – 2024

Pilgrimage to the Everest Base Camp – 2024

Brothers and sisters! I’d like to invite you to seriously consider and hopefully join me on a trek to Everest Base Camp on approximately May 12-26, 2024 in the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal. A little background…Since I first visited Nepal and trekked in the...
“Holding onto Hope”

“Holding onto Hope”

In this “Space for God” devotional, Amy Boucher Pye (Author and Coracle Spiritual Director) guides us into three powerful verses from 2 Corinthians 4.  Through them, she helps us keep our gaze fixed on those things which are unchanging and eternal, even as parts of...
“The Way of Jesus”

“The Way of Jesus”

In this “Space for God” devotional, Rev. Chris Lugo (Coracle Community Minister) guides us into Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount.  Rather than a strict set of rules to follow to gain God’s favor, Jesus is offering us a vision of what is possible for...

Where we are in south Arlington

By God’s abundant grace and clear leading, Coracle’s new Ministry Center in south Arlington is located in the Arlington Mill neighborhood of Columbia Heights in Arlington County, Virginia.  We are glad to be here, excited and confident that God’s hand was at work to...
“Becoming Grateful People” with Susan Ward

“Becoming Grateful People” with Susan Ward

In this “Space for God” devotional, Susan Ward guides us into the different facets of gratitude we encounter in scripture and in life.  She introduces us to practices that won’t just help us feel grateful but will help us become grateful people.  She helps us...
A Personal Letter from Me… 2024

A Personal Letter from Me… 2024

Dear friends and fellow pilgrims, I’ll keep this letter brief as most of what I want to say is in Coracle’s vision for 2024, “The Light Shines in the Darkness”, and I want to tell you about that.  But let me start by saying “Thank you!”  Thank you.  Your participation...
“God Sees Us with Compassion”

“God Sees Us with Compassion”

In this “Space for God” devotional, Scott Buresh (Coracle Community Minister) guides us into the story of Hagar and Ishmael to prompt us to consider our own desires and how they are seen and honored by God.  He closes the time with a moving reflection on a recently...
Gratitude in Hard Times

Gratitude in Hard Times

“We boast in our hope of sharing the glory of God.  And not only that, we also boast in our sufferings…”  Romans 5:2-3“Consider it all joy whenever you face trials of any kind…” James 1:2I have long marveled at the sacrifices that were required of my grandparents’ and...
Another Most Powerful Prayer

Another Most Powerful Prayer

Friends, it can be really fruitful to slow down and really pay attention to what the famous prayers–those that are at least many decades old and well known–are actually praying, and pray them for ourselves.  This most powerful prayer of Charles de Foucauld is but one...
“Immersion Prayer”

“Immersion Prayer”

In this “Space for God” devotional, Ken Wettig (Coracle Community Minister) guides us imaginatively into the story of Jesus’ Baptism.  He invites us to consider all the things we do on a daily basis in the context of who God created us to be, and to rest in the...

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