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Here Comes the Sun: December 25, 2022

Here Comes the Sun: December 25, 2022

 John 1:1-18                                     Christmas Day                      When I find it particularly difficult to come up with sermon material (which often happens around Christmas), I start googling random questions that come to me while I am studying the...

The Weight of the Prayers of the Faithful: Longest Night

     Psalm 30                                                                        Dec. 21, 2022             I am a very light sleeper.  One of my pet peeves is when birds just start chirping ridiculously early.  I get mad when I hear them. I realize this makes me...

We Need More Dreamers: December 4, 2022

We Need More Dreamers: December 4, 2022

Year A, Advent 2                                       Isaiah 11:1-10                                                                                                            I am horrible with plants. I love them and I am always trying to grow them, but it just...

A Safe Place in the Chaos:   Nov. 20th, 2022

A Safe Place in the Chaos: Nov. 20th, 2022

Christ the King, Year C                                Psalm 46                                                                                            Chaos.  That is what Psalm 46 is describing.  It doesn’t sound like chaos as they are using poetic words.  In the...

All Saints is Complicated: November 6, 2022

All Saints is Complicated: November 6, 2022

Year C, All Saints                                  Luke 6:20-31                                                                                        It’s complicated. All Saint’s Sunday is complicated. This is partly because the understanding of this day has...

Discerning with St. Francis:  October 9, 2022

Discerning with St. Francis: October 9, 2022

 Matthew 11:25-30                                  Year C, Feast of St. Francis                                                                 In the Roman Catholic Church, St Francis is the patron saint of animals and ecology.  He was known for his love of animals...