Sermon: Origin Stories

Sermon for the First Sunday of Advent Lectionary Readings here O house of Jacob, come, let us walk in the light of the Lord!  (You may be seated) I must admit that I struggled to write this sermon.  I kept trying to interpret today’s prophetic and apocalyptic lectionary readings through the lens of the increasingly violent news of … Continue reading Sermon: Origin Stories

A Prayer for Midterm Elections

Photo by Element5 Digital on "He has told you, O mortal, what is good,     and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice and to love kindness     and to walk humbly with your God?" Let us pray for God’s kingdom to come, responding: “Your will be done”  Merciful and loving God, we … Continue reading A Prayer for Midterm Elections

Things Above

A Sermon for the 8th Sunday After Pentecost Readings Let your continual mercy, O Lord, cleanse and defend your Church; and, because it cannot continue in safety without your help, protect and govern it always by your goodness; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, … Continue reading Things Above