Scarritt Bennett Center Blog

On the Lenten Journey

By Joyce D. Sohl Lent is a holy season of the church year, beginning with Ash Wednesday (Feb. 18) and ending on Easter (April 5). It began in the early church as a time for preparing new converts for baptism on Easter. Today it is seen...

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Worshipping With My Body

By Anita Peebles Growing up, I, like many children, had body-image and self-image issues. I was the tallest person in my whole grade until 4th grade. I reached puberty early, had bigger feet than the other girls, and I always felt like the odd one out,...

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Seeking a Spiritual Grounding

By Joyce D. Sohl We have become a society of seekers – seekers of pleasure, seekers of “things”, seekers of stability, seekers of safety. We are also a people that are seekers of the meaning of life and we attempt to find it in a multitude...

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Poet’s Corner: Kamilah Aisha Moon

By Judith Clerjeune Poets have the amazing gift of curating words in ways that render our most precious, ephemeral, painful and joyful moments to life once again. On the fourth Thursday of every month, Scarritt Bennett Center hosts Poet’s Corner, where a local poet reads their...

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