The First Weekend in Lent – March 5 & 6, 2022>

In the name of our Loving, Liberating, and Life-Giving God; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Amen. Today we start with a reading from the Hebrew Scriptures which shows us the value of living in a culture among people with a shared narrative, a shared history, a shared...

God Wills to be Found: The Second Sunday after Christmas 1/2/22

In the name of our loving, liberating, and life-giving God; the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen. As I look out at you, I say to myself: “This is a group of people who really want to come to church!” No health emergency or weather hazard can keep you away...

Strangeness’ Undoing: Christmas Eve 12/24/21

I speak to you on this Christmas Eve in the name of the true Light, the Word made Flesh, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Amen. Friends, here we are again, on another Christmas Eve, to occupy ourselves with what poet T.S. Eliot calls “the point of intersection of the...

Peace on Earth: the Fourth Sunday of Advent 12/19/21

May the words of my mouth and the meditation of all our hearts be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord our Strength and Our Redeemer. Amen. Today we light the fourth candle on the Advent Wreath. This candle is sometimes referred to as the “Angel’s Candle.” It symbolizes...