A weekly Rector's Notes article for May 20, 2019 Will you strive for justice and peace among all people, and respect the dignity of every human being? I will, with God's help. I have been asking a lot lately for God's help. This final question of our baptismal covenant tasks us with what loving our … Continue reading dignity
A Sermon for the Fifth Sunday of Easter, John 13:31-35 Love. If there is one thing you take away from the gospel teachings of Christ, if there is one thing you take away from the work of the apostles, the work of Paul, even the promises found in the eschaton, the end times, as revealed … Continue reading disciples of the way
A Rector's Notes weekly article, May 13, 2019 Where are we going? How will we get there? These two important questions are with us throughout much of our lives. The answers to these questions dictate everything from road trips to conversations with toddlers to career and life planning to whatever you may need direction for. … Continue reading where are we going?
A sermon for the Third Sunday of Easter, May 5, 2019 John 21:1-19 We mark today as a celebration for the rogation days. In our received tradition, this celebration has come to mark the beginning of the planting season, a blessing for crops and plants, for prosperity and protection. There is much more to this … Continue reading stewards
A sermon for Easter Sunday, Luke 24:1-12 We begin our morning in mourning at a tomb. There is a somber feeling as we approach this place. There lies our teacher, our leader, our friend, our Messiah. And, this tomb itself isn’t even supposed to be Jesus’ final resting place (although how true that is, is … Continue reading RISEN!