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An Examen Prayer for the Long Pandemic Season

August 13, 2021

Act I: My Personal Life Desolation How has this pandemic, dating back to early 2020, changed my life for the worse? What have I lost? How have I suffered?In what ways am I less hopeful, less grateful, less engaged in life? Consolation How has this pandemic, dating back to early 2020, changed my life for t..

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What Does Loving Our Neighbor and Doing Justice Look Like? Sometimes it Looks a Lot Like Soccer.

August 4, 2021

Written by Pastor Lydia Shiu, Director of Social Justice and Action  Soccer Nights, a free, week-long summer soccer camp, has been a legacy of Reservoir for over a decade. I first heard about it while interviewing for the pastoral job here at Reservoir about 3 years ago. I was on the phone in my parked car in San ..

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Faith that Empowers Wholeness, Love, and Justice

July 14, 2021

I want to share a few thoughts on why I’m preaching through one of the oldest Christian creeds this summer. We’re trying to learn and live in and transmit a faith that empowers wholeness, love, and justice in people and communities, that promotes whole life flourishing. And let’s be real - contemporary Christian..

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Community Life After a Year of Pandemic

May 25, 2021

As I’ve been talking with some of you this past week, I’m thinking about how differently we have experienced this past year’s pandemic and how differently we’re experiencing this spring’s reopening. Of the hundreds in the Reservoir Church community, some of us suffered significant losses this past year. Othe..

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Reservoir Church Vaccine Site on Pause While Awaiting Further FDA/CDC Information

April 14, 2021

This week hundreds of Cambridge residents were vaccinated against COVID-19 right inside our church sanctuary. Thanks to a partnership between the Cambridge Fire Department, the Cambridge Health Alliance, City of Cambridge leadership, the Benjamin Banneker School, and our church, we were able to make this hap..

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Good Friday Reflections

March 31, 2021

Followers of Jesus across the globe come together on the Friday before Easter to pay special attention to what happened to Jesus on the cross. Reservoir invites you to share in this holy time and the events surrounding it which are at the very center of our faith.  The Good Friday Reflection and Liturgy below will..

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