That our parishes and the diocese must change in order to survive is evident to me. Are we ready to embrace change, as frightening as it might be? Are we bold enough to let go of our comfortable old ways of being the church in order to explore new ways that speak to the world as it now is and as it will become? Or will we stubbornly refuse? The choice is ours.
I hope you’ll watch this video blog with an open heart and then not only pray for a vibrant future for our church, but also take action with others in your faith community to make it so.
(Read the transcript of Reading the Signs of the Times)