What’s Under Our Clothes?

My Window on God's World

Who wears a uniform? What kind of uniform? What are the benefits of wearing a uniform? Uniforms are kind of a shorthand.

It’s pretty obvious I have a new ‘uniform’ on today! (New black cassock)

When I was an intern in NL, the first few times I went to the nursing home after hours, I was stopped and questioned about why I was there. I spoke with my supervisor and we agreed that for nursing home visits I would wear a clergy shirt and collar, despite the fact that I was not yet ordained. You probably know what happened the next time I went to the nursing home after hours… I was glanced at… but not stopped…

And I wear a sort of uniform the rest of the week… dress pants and a top and blazer or sweater. And more casually in the warmer months. You probably wouldn’t appreciate it if I led worship in…

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