A sermon for the Twenty First Sunday After Pentecost, October 17, 2021 Mark 10:35-45 The prophet Isaiah serves as the source for a lot of our hope for a Messiah to come. A source of what we can expect. A source of what he will endure. A source of how we can prepare the way, … Continue reading get your hands dirty
A rector's notes article, August 19, 2019 Almighty God, you have so linked our lives one with another that all we do affects, for good or ill, all other lives: So guide us in the work we do, that we may do it not for self alone, but for the common good; and, as we … Continue reading Holy Labor
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 Sixth Sunday After the Epiphany, Luke 6:17-26 There is a danger in becoming complacent in our faith. There are are a number of factors that can lead to this complacency. It can be such hard work to work on ourselves that when we get to a state of equilibrium, we feel (perhaps rightly) deserving of a break, a point of rest, … Continue reading complacent
On Sunday we will celebrate the beginning of a new Church year, moving from Year B in our lectionary cycle (our assigned Sunday readings) to Year C (the third of the three year cycle), and beginning again with the season of preparation and waiting, the season of Advent. With the coming of this new year, … Continue reading Happy New (Church) Year!