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Primed for Joy: May 19, 2024

Year B, Pentecost Acts 2:1-22 Last week I had the opportunity to complete my women’s leadership training through Princeton Seminary.  It started 18 months ago and included women from across the country.  We were split into small groups and our group had 7 women from 6...

Writing Our Stories of Transformation: May 5, 2024

Writing Our Stories of Transformation: May 5, 2024

Year B, Easter 6                                    Acts 10:44-48                                                                    Recently I was contacted a by radio station that wanted to talk about the history of Christ Church.  Of course, I know many of the...

Fear and Love: April 28, 2024

Year B, Easter 5                                   1 John 4:7-21                             I am afraid of a lot of things: cockroaches, mice, large crowds, Philadelphia drivers, cancer, COVID, infections…just to name a few.  Some of these are rational fears.  Some,...

Souls Need Other Souls: April 21, 2024

Year B, Easter 4                                John 10:11-18 and Psalm 23This Sunday is often referred to as Good Shepherd Sunday because of the imagery that we find in both the gospel reading and the psalm.  Psalm 23 is one of the most beloved psalms in the Book of...

We Know a Man Named Jesus: March 31, 2024

 Easter, Year B                                                                          Mark 16:1-8 and Acts 10:34-43                                                                                   This reading from Mark feels incomplete.  Mark has some of the...

Who Condemns Us?:  March 10, 2024

Who Condemns Us?: March 10, 2024

 Year B, Lent 4                                                     John 3:13-21                                                                           John 3:16 is probably one of the most well known verses in the Bible.  It’s definitely one of the only ones that...