This series of six sermons by Rev. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas originally aired during week one of the 2020 summer assembly. As a series, they weave a powerful message of the relationships between faith and environmental responsibility. Included are performances by guest soloist Robert A. Jonas playing the shakuhachi, a traditional Japanese and ancient Chinese bamboo-flute.
Bullitt-Jonas is an Episcopal priest, author, retreat leader and climate activist.
Sunday: "Love and Fear in a Time of Emergency" John 15:9-15
Monday: "Are We Listening?" Samuel 3:1-10
Tuesday: "What is Breaking Our Hearts?" Hosea 4:1-3
Wednesday: "Who Do We Think We Are?" Matthew 3:13-17
Thursday: "What Are We Longing For?" John 1:35-39a
Friday: "What Will Sustain Us in the Struggles Ahead?" Song of Solomon 2:10-13
This program was made possible by The Geraldine M. and Frank E. McElree, Jr. Chaplaincy Fund & The John William Tyrrell Endowment for Religion.
About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and recreational activities. As a community, we celebrate, encourage and study the arts and treat them as integral to all of learning, and we convene the critical conversations of the day to advance understanding through civil dialogue. CHQ Assembly is the online expression of Chautauqua Institution's mission.