A sermon for the Eighteenth Sunday After Pentecost, Luke 17:11-19 The congregation was encouraged to shout out answers at the beginning of the sermon to two questions, some of the answers are recorded here... I come to you in the name of one God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. I have 2 questions for you … Continue reading turn back
A Weekly Rector's Notes Article, October 7, 2019 When Presiding Bishop Michael Curry announced the Way of Love at General Convention in 2018, he launched a movement in the Episcopal Church to examine where we have been and where we are going, through the lens of what it truly means to follow Jesus Christ. Through … Continue reading stewardship in the way of love
A sermon for the Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost, Luke 16:1-13 The financial value of our lives, the financial value of our relationships continues to be at the forefront of the gospel this week. Last week we heard of the shepherd and the woman who stop at nothing to find that which is lost. And, in … Continue reading the transactional value of a relationship
A sermon for the 14th Sunday After Pentecost, Luke 15:1-10 What is our value? When we answer this question, what then is our responsibility in understanding that value? The lessons that Jesus offers today are both an answer to the grumbling of the Pharisees and an explanation of the boundaries, the limits (or lack thereof) … Continue reading value
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!