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Bill Lewellis
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Live God's love. Tell what you have seen and heard
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newSpin, the newsletter February 22, 2018 – Bill Lewellis TopSpin • Since Sandy Hook, more than 400 people have been shot in over 200 school shootings … [NYTimes, Feb. 15] When a gunman killed 20 first graders and six adults... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at DioBeth newSpin
newSpin, the newsletter February 8, 2018 – Bill Lewellis TopSpin • Two nominated for IX Bishop of Bethlehem … The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Bethlehem released the names of two priests who will stand for election for... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2018 at DioBeth newSpin
Epiphany 5B – February 4, 2018 Bill Lewellis Cathedral Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem Mark 1:29-39 Strange You may agree with me that the bible includes strange stories and verses. You may agree with me also that today’s gospel passage... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2018 at DioBeth newSpin
newSpin, the newsletter January 25, 2018 – Bill Lewellis TopSpin • Special Electing Convention and Diocesan Convention Updates … A Special Electing Convention with the sole purpose of electing the IX Bishop of Bethlehem will take place April 28 at... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2018 at DioBeth newSpin
Bill Lewellis The Morning Call Jan. 21, 2018 http://www.mcall.com/features/religion/mc-fea-faith-and-value-lewellis-20180121-story.html Are we there yet? You may remember saying that. You may remember how slowly time moved. Your fullness of life was ahead of you. You perceived your days as plodding on.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2018 at DioBeth newSpin
newSpin, the newsletter January 11, 2018 – Bill Lewellis TopSpin • In Haiti, the heroes of burial road … [NYT, 'The Daily' podcast] For some Haitians, death is harder t'o afford than life. The men who tend to the bodies... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2018 at DioBeth newSpin
newSpin, the newsletter December 14, 2017 – Bill Lewellis TopSpin • Puerto Rico's hurricane death toll is much higher than the government has reported … [NYT, Dec. 8] It may be over 1,000, not 62. Officially, just 62 people died... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
newSpin, the newsletter November 30, 2017 – Bill Lewellis TopSpin • A great migration from Puerto Rico is set to transform Orlando … [NYT, Nov. 17] Ten intolerable days after Hurricane Maria trounced Puerto Rico, Sahria Garcia finally got a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
newSpin, the newsletter November16, 2017 – Bill Lewellis TopSpin • Don't be the one without coverage … The Trump administration has cut funding for advertising during the enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act medical insurance. A Los Angeles graphic... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
By Bill Lewellis "Sometimes the Universe goes out of its way to remind you of unmistakable goodness," wrote Jim Lewellis recently on his Facebook page. "Shuning and I went out for dinner tonight in Squirrel Hill (Pittsburgh), which is ten... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
A Draft on a Guide On a Journey to Authenticity/Integrity Bill Lewellis (bill.lewellis@gmail.com) and Bruce Baker (papabruce8@comcast.net) God acts in our lives … in varied, strange, unpredictable ways. Long ago God spoke to our ancestors in many and various ways... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
newSpin, the newsletter November 2, 2017 – Bill Lewellis TopSpin • Cut child poverty rate in half … or send $130,000 a year to every household in the top 1 percent? … [h/t David Leonardt] House Republicans approved a budget... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
newSpin, the newsletter October 19, 2017 – Bill Lewellis TopSpin • Congress, End the Health Care Chaos. You Have 9 Million Kids to Protect … [NYT Editorial Board, Oct. 18] President Trump and Republicans in Congress have brought chaos to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
newSpin, the newsletter October 5, 2017 – Bill Lewellis TopSpin • There is a justice issue at the heart of these hurricanes … [NCR, Michael Sean Winter, Sept. 25] After such devastation, more than charity is needed and more than... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
CAN YOU CELEBRATE A WEDDING ANNIVERSARY EVEN IF YOU'RE THE ONLY ONE STILL STANDING … By Caroline Cavett Here’s an exercise in theoretical abstraction: can you celebrate (with great joy) a wedding anniversary even though you’re the only one of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
newSpin, the newsletter September 21, 2017 – Bill Lewellis TopSpin • Mexico Earthquake Kills Hundreds, Trapping Many Under Rubble … [NYT, Sept. 20] A powerful earthquake struck Mexico on Tuesday (Sept. 19) afternoon, toppling buildings, killing children in a school... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
newSpin, the newsletter September 7, 2017 – Bill Lewellis [A DioBeth newsletter (General or Leadership) or the unofficial newSpin newsletter is published online on Thursdays in the following rotation: (1) Leadership News, (2) The newSpin newsletter, (3) General News, (4)... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
The Morning Call, Sept. 10, 2017 Time flies for me at 80 in two-week increments. Throughout the year, as a volunteer, I create the newSpin newsletter for the Episcopal Diocese of Bethlehem. Email me if you’d like to receive it.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
newSpin, the newsletter August 24, 2017 – Bill Lewellis [A DioBeth newsletter (General or Leadership) or the unofficial newSpin newsletter is published online on Thursdays in the following rotation: (1) Leadership News, (2) The newSpin newsletter, (3) General News, (4)... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
newSpin, the newsletter August 10, 2017 – Bill Lewellis [A DioBeth newsletter (General or Leadership) or the unofficial newSpin newsletter is published online on Thursdays in the following rotation: (1) Leadership News, (2) The newSpin newsletter, (3) General News, (4)... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
Bill Lewellis An old sermon Glengarry Glen Ross is a 1992 screen adaptation of David Mamet’s play about four salesmen who work in a cutthroat marketplace. Their company values them only for the leads they close. They give in to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
newSpin, the newsletter July 26, 2017 Bill Lewellis [A DioBeth newsletter (General or Leadership) or the unofficial newSpin newsletter is published online on Thursdays in the following rotation: (1) Leadership News, (2) The newSpin newsletter, (3) General News, (4) The... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
Pent 5A, Proper 9A, July 9, 2017 Redeemer, Longport NJ (Bill Lewellis) Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 YOKES AND BURDENS I “Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
newSpin, the newsletter June 15, 2017 Bill Lewellis [A DioBeth newsletter (General or Leadership) or the unofficial newSpin newsletter is published online on Thursdays in the following rotation: (1) Leadership News, (2) The newSpin newsletter, (3) General News, (4) The... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
newSpin, the newsletter June 1, 2017 Bill Lewellis [A DioBeth newsletter (General or Leadership) or the newSpin newsletter is published online on Thursdays in the following rotation: (1) Leadership News, (2) The newSpin newsletter, (3) General News, (4) The newSpin... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin