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rev. lisle gwynn garrity
“With this faith we shall be able to hew out of the mountain of despair a stone of hope” was the theme for Wednesday’s special online worship service commemorating and celebrating the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The theme was a quote from Dr. King’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech delivered at the 1963 March on Washington.
Far from “the peaceful easy feeling we experience when all is well and all is right,” God’s peace is “something really robust and active,” a peace “that is the most present in the presence of pain, in the hardest moments of my life, in situations that feel impossible.”
The Rev. Lisle Gwynn Garrity spent most of last week’s national gathering of the Association of Presbyterian Church Educators turning her back on attendees — allowing them to watch her at work.
Columbia Theological Seminary has announced the recipients of its 2020 Alumni Awards to be presented during their annual “Homecoming” alumni reunion event to be held Feb. 3-5 on campus in Decatur, Georgia, near Atlanta.