A weekly Rector's Notes Article The first Sunday of the program year of the Church (which for decades has conveniently followed the school-year calendar) has many names and traditions tied to it: Kick Off Sunday (it's the fall, football has started...), Welcome Back Sunday (all you heathens that stayed away all summer), Homecoming Sunday (again, … Continue reading Kick Off Sunday!
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 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 First Sunday in Lent, Luke 4:1-13 We begin Lent out in the wilderness with Christ. Christ has just been baptized, he is filled with the Holy Spirit, he has been recognized and named by God, and the Spirit leads him out into the wilderness to prepare for what is to come. … Continue reading temptations
A sermon for the Third Sunday of Advent, Luke 3:7-18 I want to start today’s sermon by re-reading the collect for the day: Stir up your power, O Lord, and with great might come among us; and, because we are sorely hindered by our sins, let your bountiful grace and mercy speedily help and … Continue reading Stir up