I led the ACP Men's Group on May 6, 2021. Here is an outline I used for that meeting centered on 1 John 5:1-6 and John 15:9-17.
France manages confinement for everyone but churches during Covid-19. This article explores how the American Church in Paris, the American Cathedral and Saint Michael's Church in Paris do and may use technology to augment essential purposes of religion as defined by Martin Luther in 1527 when confronted with the bubonic plague. The article is available in PDF here.
These are the texts of reference for my baptism at the American Church in Paris in February of 2020: Ruth 1:14-19; Luke 12:54-56; Matthew 5:21-26; Luke 12:57-59. Only Ruth 1 16b and Matt. 5:23-24 were read during the ceremony in replacement of Luke 12:56-57 which were my first choice. This particular sampling shows each of the verses in sufficient context for understanding.
Here is the proposal for ministry I made to the American Church in Paris in 2019. I was honored to have this ministry accepted. I did the workshop with some other voluteers in 2020, but not the ambitious computer lab.
I officiated a religious ceremony of a marriage at Les Grands Voisins thanks to my training as a lay chaplain from the European Unitarian-Universalists and to the active support of the Parisian Quaker Meeting. Here is a video of the event cued to the religious ceremony.
This extranet part of this website is based on a fully-distributed free and open-source tool for project management based on the open-source software Fossil SCM on the taskwhy.com model. With the pointers in this guide, you too can use it for:
- Extranet Documentation
- File Management
- Wiki (distributed through-the-web content editing)
- Forum Exchanges
- Chat (with history and file transfers)
So, let's get started!
If you already know your way around, here is a link to the extranet with members-only files.
It does take some getting-used-to and a little bit of learning. When you get it, the payoffs can be tremendous for so many reasons : mastery, independence, freedom, etc. in ways that would otherwise not be available to you. This is the software by and for SqLite (for example in the Airbus 380). Have confidence, it will go far.