United Church of Christ

Devotionals by Jennifer Brownell

Jennifer Brownell

We gathered out of desperation, because we did not know what else to do.


Jennifer Brownell

Over a decade ago, on the first day we moved into The Little House in the Suburbs, the guy who lives across the street knocked on the front door.


Jennifer Brownell

I was excited when I scanned a headline recently indicating that a group of pastors had put out a statement on social justice.


Jennifer Brownell

Today is the autumnal equinox.


Jennifer Brownell

We gather the children at the door on the first day of school – their faces shining or scowling, in new school clothes or tattered jeans, with fresh haircuts or last year's shag.