Christ the King Sunday

If one had to describe Jesus from all that we have learned about him, from what we have experienced with him, I’m pretty sure “king” wouldn’t be among the descriptors. But here we are celebrating the feast of Christ the King, calling this man a king, a title he most certainly would have shunned, this …

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29th Week of Ordinary Time

Way back in ancient times, I think it was in the 1990’s, Steve and I attended one of his office Christmas parties. These were fancy affairs, only one step removed from black tie. The cocktail hour was first. During that time people would decide where they would sit. Women would put their purses at that …

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Let The Church Say “Amen!”

I find I can sum up my experience of my Episcopal Ordination on September 4, 2021 by the closing remarks I gave at the liturgy: You may not have heard the creaking sounds, the groaning sounds underneath all the praying, the music, the singing and laughter we’ve just experienced. Those sounds are what it sounds …

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Lent Year B Week 5

We heard in the gospel according to John: “Unless a grain of wheat is buried in the ground, it is never any more than a grain of wheat.If it is buried, it sprouts & reproduces itself many times over.”I think this passage from scripture is one of the most well known lines in Christianity. Hmm, …

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14th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Last week we heard Jesus call us to service, to leave our attachments behind, to let the dead bury their dead and go with him. This week, Jesus tells us how to do that service. He tells us we don’t need fancy clothes or props to spread the powerful message of God’s love. That the …

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13th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Today in our Scripture readings we are going to hear how Jesus calls us to give up everything to become one his followers. Who in their right minds would give up everything to do that?   I’m thinking the answer is supposed to be us1 Kings 19,16b, 19-21Galatians 5.1, 13-18Luke 9, 51-62   Let’s recap here. Elijah …

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Pentecost 2019

Pentecost 2019 saw us celebrating our fifth birthday. It sounds trite and corny but these past five years have flown by in the blink of an eye. I’ll bet it will still seem that way on our fiftieth birthday, too! In honor of our birthday, we decided to update some things. Our logo has a modern …

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