Archive of Weekly Sermons

What Will It Take?

In the past few weeks I have found myself reflecting on two seemingly disparate statements intended, I think, to rally the troops as we once again ramp up the fight against this pandemic.  The first of the two  appeared last spring very early in our journey with COVID, simply “# in this together.”  I remember, […]Read more “What Will It Take?”

Why Wait?

I come to you in the name of the One on whom all our hope is founded, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. AMEN BREATHE. What a week it’s been. What a year it’s been since we last began this season of Advent. Waking up early Wednesday morning, after a long day working the polls, and […]Read more “Why Wait?”

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”