A weekly Rector's Notes article, May 27, 2019 I had the privilege this past week to speak with The Rev. Lorenzo Lebrija, the Founding Director of TryTank: An Experimental Laboratory for Church Growth and Innovation. This is an exciting joint venture between two Episcopal Seminaries, Virginia Theological and General Theological, that is allowing room for … Continue reading experimenting with change
A sermon for the Sixth Sunday of Easter, John 14:23-29 Being a Christian, doing the work that we are called to do, to live a life that runs counter to the prevailing culture, to stand against those who would make others less than, who would create levels of society where lack of care and concern, … Continue reading an advocate for peace
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?