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December 10TH, 2018

Season 1 Episode 17 -The Genesis Story Podcast – the Hive Cast

This special episode is from the Genesis Story Podcast, which featured Hillary and Ken Raining on their fourth episode. They discuss the Hive and tell the story of how it all got started. You can find the original episode here.

October 16TH, 2018

Season 1 Episode 16 – Healing Spiritual Wounds with Carol Howard Merrit

Minister and author Carol Howard Merrit joins Hillary and Ken to talk about her work repairing the harm caused by a painful church experience. Carol is the author of, among other books, Healing Spiritual Wounds, and she and Hillary discuss extensively how their own negative experiences within their churches have shaped their progressive ministries today. We also discuss staying spiritually grounded and motivated during this fraught political climate. A very hopeful episode!
For more information about Carol, check out her website.

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Sermons & Articles

On Eggs and Tombs

“Confession??? We’re not going to have to do that here, are we? That kind of stuff is why I left the Catholic Church!” This comment greeted me after I preached a sermon on the importance of reconciliation and confession…
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That’s What it’s All About

featuring Hillary Raining and Scott Stoner
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Epistle to
President Elect Trump

The Following Letter was preached as a sermon on 11/13/16

Dear President Elect Trump,
Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. Allow me to introduce myself: My name is Hillary Raining and I am a wife, mother, and Episcopal priest who has the great joy of serving my beloved congregation St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church in Gladwyne, PA. We are a church on a mission to life people up as Christ calls…
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