What Should We Do?

“You brood of vipers!”  Just imagine if you arrived each Sunday to church with some thundering indictment like that.  No one wants to be called out as a terrifying looking venomous snake, with deadly fangs, and according to dictionary.com – a word used to describe a malignant, spiteful and treacherous person.  Even my dog Willow […]Read more “What Should We Do?”

June 20, 2021

Dear Friends, Sometimes it is hard to believe that 15 months have passed since our former Bishop, Jeff Lee, suspended in-person worship and other gatherings in our churches. During this time, we have discovered new ways to maintain community virtually. We have prayed, laughed, cried, and sung together on Facebook. And we gradually gathered in-person […]Read more “June 20, 2021”

The Holy Trinity and Flash Mobs

Last week I was talking to one of my colleagues about yet another of the delightful posts he had written describing the theological musings/pronouncements  of his four year old son, Isaac.  Something to do with the Holy Spirit, I believe.  It made sense given that Pentecost had just happened.  I jokingly asked Eric what Isaac […]Read more “The Holy Trinity and Flash Mobs”

Pet Blessing Sermon

“Do not worry about your life,” says Jesus in today’s reading from Matthew.  Clearly Jesus did not know about 2020 – the number that while still meaning visual acuity is now more frequently used with a sigh – #2020 – yet another disappointment, tragedy, natural disaster, or other unexpected event. “Don’t worry” – are you […]Read more “Pet Blessing Sermon”

Sourdough Starter, John Lewis and the Reign of God

I come to you in the name of the God who creates, redeems, and sustains us. AMEN Good morning!  We’ve spent the last few weeks hearing parables from the Gospel of Matthew –  parables about ordinary things – seeds, mustard seeds, pearls, and yeast. Today’s verses include five parables – all worthy of a sermon in […]Read more “Sourdough Starter, John Lewis and the Reign of God”