Editor Teri McDowell Ott offers a lament in the style of Psalm 13.
Christianity has too often been a death-denying religion. Christian theology moves quickly beyond death to a life after (or an afterlife). The funeral service is titled “Witness to the Resurrection,” avoiding even the word “death.”
“Your courageous planning and preparation are gifts,” writes Vern Farnum, “to those who will grieve your departure from this realm.”
Outlook editor Teri Ott explores burials that are kinder to the environment: No vault, no embalming, but sometimes, there are ducks.
Dana Moulds taps into her deep intuition to find her calling as a death doula.
What does belonging feel like? Teri McDowell Ott ponders this as she introduces the April issue of Presbyterian Outlook.
You are welcome to use this liturgy in your online worship services and distribute it to your congregation.
On Easter morning, we’re encouraging caregivers and children to "play" through the Easter story at home.
In a world that seems so confused, Easter can ground us and give us hope, writes editor Teri McDowell Ott.
A uniform lesson for April 9, 2023.
Karie Charlton writes about grief, dementia. and love.
Julie Raffety confesses her appreciation for "Dateline" and what it teaches her about how to comfort those who mourn.