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Rev. Dr. Donna Schaper

The Rev. Dr. Donna Schaper has been Senior Minister of Judson Memorial Church since January of 2006. She is the author of 28 books, including Grass Roots Gardening: Rituals to Sustain Activists from Nation Books and is a consultant for a small firm, Bricks Without Straw, that teaches congregations and not-for-profits how to do a lot with a little.

The Easter Maybe Crowd

Before I tell you what I see in the Easter Maybe Crowd, I should tell you about my perch. I am minister at Judson Memorial Church on Washington Square.

When is a Gate Not a Gate?

The Park is located at the south end of Lexington Avenue, at 21st Street, where Lexington abruptly goes from concrete to green, surprising more than just this New Jersey driver. In fact, the security guard at the Gramercy Park Hotel said he saw the whole thing. “It happens all the time,” he said, speaking on the condition of anonymity. “The car didn’t stop, backed up and headed the wrong way down 21st Street, which is a one way street, before making a U-turn and leaving.”

Lost and Found

On my personal scale of frantic before a flight, I was only a 5 on a scale of 1 to 10. I was running a bit late in the cab to LaGuardia for a 4:15 p.m. flight to Cleveland.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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