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faith in community · 2W ago

Pentecost Year A: "Shining in the Gift of Prayer"

Philippians 2:1-11Dear  friends in Christ, Dear People of Grace – Grace to you and peace f...
faith in community · 3W ago

Sunday Morning

It's Saturday afternoon, and I'm thinking back to last Sunday.  I'm getting prepared, and making notes, and praying and resting. And I'm thinking back to almost a week ago.The morning began ...
faith in community · 1M ago

Sermon for Pentecost 15: Shining in the Gift of Forgiveness

Matthew 18:21-35            May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be...
faith in community · 1M ago

Sermon for Pentecost 14: Let Your Light Shine

            “YOU are the light of the world.  A city build on a hill cannot be hid.  No one after lighting a lamp puts it under the bushel basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all in the house.  In the same way, let your light so shine...
faith in community · 1M ago

Listen to the Children

So, I do a children's message on Sundays, usually.  I know that, in some circles, this is a controversial statement.  I know that children's messages are not universally beloved, or esteemed...
faith in community · 1M ago

Pentecost 13: "Hold Fast to What is Good"

“Hold Fast to What is Good”            Dear friends in Christ, dear people of Grace, grace to you and peace….            “Let love be genuine.  Hate what is evil; hold fast to what is good.”  A long time ago, at least it seems like a long time ago, I...
faith in community · 1M ago

Last Thursday

I am thinking about last Thursday, which seems like such a long time ago now.  Years ago.  But really, this is just Tuesday evening, and Thursday was not so long ago.We slept in our new hous...
faith in community · 1M ago

Built On A Rock

Just earlier this week, when I was still unaware that there was an imminent Hurricane threat, I was walking through my new neighborhood and doing something I usually do:  looking around for ...
faith in community · 2M ago

Doorkeeper in the House of the Lord

Today I got up earlier than I usually do, even earlier than I get up on a Sunday morning.  It was still dark when I went out to walk the dog, put on a fresh skirt and clerical collar and dri...
faith in community · 2M ago

Sermon for Pentecost 9: "The Parable of the 5 Loaves and 2 Fish"

Based on Matthew 14:13-22            The Kingdom of heaven is like…. – How would YOU complete this sentence?            Think about it.            For the last few weeks here we have been co...