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...

Judgment Ends in Peace: the Second Sunday of Advent 12/5/21

In the name of one God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Amen. This Sunday is the second Sunday of Advent, and the traditional theme for this day is Peace, but not just a peace that is the absence of violence. The peace that we talk about today is big, confounding, a...

Best for Last: Thanksgiving 11/25/21

I speak to you this Thanksgiving Day in the name of one God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Amen. Good morning, and a happy and blessed Thanksgiving Day to y’all! I am so excited to be here with you this morning in church. In this way, coming together to worship today,...

Do You Believe This?: the Feast of All Saints 11/7/21

In the name of one God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Amen. Jesus said to Martha, “I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me, even though they die, will live, and everyone who lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?” Do you...

Take a Second Look: Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost 10/3/21

In the name of one God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Amen. Have you ever opened up your closet and thought, I have nothing to wear, even though you’ve got hangers and hangers of clothes staring back at you that maybe you just don’t want to wear? I confess that we...