Reflections from Our Water Ceremony

Reflection by Rev. Diane Rollert, 12 September 2016

This year we interspersed several stories, readings and reflections during the pouring out of water for our water communion to express our many experiences from the summer. Here is one piece from the reflection on Rest and Renewal.

Yesterday morning, I received an email from the father of one of the two Syrian refugee families we are in the process of sponsoring. He began by saying he hoped I had enjoyed my vacation. He then went on to share his anxiety. It has been three months since they had their medical examinations and still no word about when they might be coming to Canada. Conditions, he said, were getting very difficult. He hoped he’d hear from me soon.

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