A Sermon for the First Sunday After Christmas, John 1:1-18 Merry Christmas! We’re greeted this morning with an alternate take on the birth narrative from the Gospel of John. And there’s an important turn of phrase in this Gospel lesson that is also reflected in our reading this morning from Galatians. It is the shift from a place and focus on law to one … Continue reading love came down
A sermon for the First Sunday of Lent, preached at the 5:30pm Saturday and 8am Sunday services Mark 1:9-15 17 dead, a dozen injured, that is how we enter Lent this year. 17 dead, literally mowed down by an AR-15, the mass shooter’s weapon of choice, a semi-automatic assault rifle. A dozen injured, forever scarred, … Continue reading wilderness
a sermon preached on the Second Sunday of Easter, John 20:19-31 Breath is a common and important device used throughout our Holy scriptures. The breath of God moves across creation, creating life, restoring life, marking the presence of the creator God. When Jesus breathes on the gathered disciples today, he does so to pass on … Continue reading receiving Christ through Thomas
I had the pleasure of participating in my first "Ashes to Go" outreach this year. Joining together with the Rev. John Graham (my field education supervisor), we provided ashes to people in the Georgetown neighborhood who frequently use our grounds as a convenient shortcut (which we encourage). Braving cold and a chilling breeze (which only … Continue reading ashes to go
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGOLNieOqHs This is a video of my most recent sermon preached at Grace Episcopal Church DC, my field education site. The full text of the sermon can be found on this blog as the most recent preceding post.