Thanksgiving

This list includes every page tagged with "Thanksgiving."

  • From Social Witness Statements
    WHEREAS, 2020 marks the 400th anniversary of the first Mayflower voyage, transporting Pilgrims from England to the North American Atlantic Coast; ...
  • By Dawn Star Sarahs-Borchelt
    From WorshipWeb
    We have enough. We are many, and strong, and we can hold a safe space here in our home for all who come.
  • By Jade Sylvan
    From Uplift
    As we gather in the darkness and the light let us give thanks and witness to our chosen families who we have traveled a lifetime to find.
  • By Daniel Gregoire
    From Braver/Wiser
    Something new could come out of this moment of discomfort; something like healing. This is our opportunity to reimagine what Thanksgiving could be — and who we could be.
  • By Isabel Call
    From WorshipWeb
    We celebrate Thanksgiving because gratitude is essential to human life. But grief is essential for healing our history of violence. The 400-year-old story we've heard about harmony between people of different backgrounds just isn't true.
  • By Myke Johnson
    From WorshipWeb
    In 1617, a few years before English settlers landed, an epidemic began to spread through the area that became southern New England. By 1620, ninety to ninety-six percent of the population had died.
  • By Myke Johnson
    From WorshipWeb
    Every October and November in the United States, we find ourselves in a season of false and misleading stories about European settlers and Native Americans.
  • By Sheri Prud'homme
    From WorshipWeb
    This ritual connects us to our history; to the earth and the cycle of life. The times we are living in call for new ways to lean into the depths of ancient ritual.
  • By Susanne Intriligator
    From WorshipWeb
    In the days ahead, many of us will gather with family and friends, people with whom we may have long and complicated relationships. It...
  • By William E. Swing
    From WorshipWeb
    “There’s a hunger beyond food that’s expressed in food, and that’s why feeding is always a kind of miracle. It speaks to a bigger desire.”...