A sermon for the 12th Sunday After Pentecost, Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16 & Luke 14: 1, 7-14 Jesus Christ is the same: yesterday, today, and forever. This verse must resonate with us yesterday, today, and forever. Part of the power of faith is that there exists a constant in our faith: Jesus Christ. We may go … Continue reading a bountiful banquet feast
A weekly Rector's Notes article for February 25, 2019 The practice of giving something up for Lent is rooted in deep tradition, but it sometimes feels like it has lost some of its depth as it has become a practice of self-flagellation over soda, alcohol, coffee, and chocolate in recent years. Personally, I have done a number of different things in observing Lent. … Continue reading giving up & taking on: lent 2019
A weekly Rector's Notes reflection for November 5, 2018 As part of this “Election Day-Eve” edition of my weekly rector’s notes, I want to talk a little bit about what politics and the church DO have to say to each other. Our lives are constantly bombarded by election news. Signs for candidates are going up … Continue reading vote!
A sermon preached for the Sunday marking the celebration of the Feast of St. Francis Very good. On the seventh day, God saw that everything that God had made was very good. This is creation. This is us, as part of creation. Creation is very good. We are very good. That can be hard to … Continue reading very good
A weekly Rector's Notes article, September 17, 2018 It is really hard to live up to the legacy that St. Francis has left for us. Francis is famously known for his love for animals and creation, and the founding of the Franciscan Order. But, perhaps less well known is the extreme level to which Francis … Continue reading St. Francis