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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 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 yesterday 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
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By Bill Lewellis Every church should be poor, not because members are not generous, but because it gives away what it has. –Don Knapp Father Donald Knapp will celebrate 60 years as a priest on May 27. He was ordained... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
newSpin, the newsletter May 18, 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 May 18, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
newSpin, the newsletter May 4, 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 May 4, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
A Bright Light Went Out Today 17 January, 2017 A Bright Light went out today. Broken hearts litter the landscape. Radiant she was, with the Shekinah beaming off her cheeks, quietly emanating God's peace. A deeply holy woman greatly loved... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
The Morning Call, April 29, 2017 http://www.mcall.com/features/religion/mc-faith-lewellis-0430-20170429-story.html In The Marriage Plot, a prize-winning novel by Jeffrey Eugenides, two Brown University graduates decide to backpack through Europe. They part when one wants to go to India to serve at Mother Teresa’s... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
newSpin, the newsletter April 20, 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 Apr 20, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
(An excerpt from a sermon Bill Lewellis preached on Easter Sunday, April 15, 2001, Grace Church Allentown] Christ is risen, Alleluia! I’m tempted to tell you how that happened. But that would simply be my imagination working overtime. We don’t... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
newSpin, the newsletter April 6, 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 Apr 6, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
Sermon by Canon Clifford Carr At the private requiem liturgy and committal for the family Trinity Easton, April 2, 2017 [A memorial and celebration of Jan's life, open to the community, will be held at Trinity Easton on Saturday, April... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
newSpin, the newsletter March 23, 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 Mar 23, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
June 9-11. At Mariawald Retreat Center, Shillington. Sponsored by St. Gabriel's Douglassville. Download 2017Womensretreatbrochure final Our Women's Retreat will be led by The Rev. Dr. Jane Tomaine, Episcopal priest, retreat leader and author of St. Benedict's Toolbox: the Nuts and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin
newSpin, the newsletter March 9, 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 Mar 10, 2017 at DioBeth newSpin