Witnesses of Wonder

May 12, 2024
Luke 24:44-53; Acts 1:1-9

Tis a curious story we encounter in the text today as we begin to draw this long liturgical Easter season to a close – this account of the ascension of […]

Think Green, Act Local

April 21, 2024
Psalm 23; I John 3:16-24

It is a beautiful spring morning. I can hear birds chirping, squirrels chattering and scolding. A perfect day for Earth Day activities or to protest the vote for millions and […]

Living Stereogram

April 14, 2024
Luke 24:36b-48

Christ is risen! Christ is risen, indeed! Alleluia! You might be thinking: “we’re still doing this?!” And yes, we are still saying Christ is risen! Easter continues again this week […]

Easter Continues

April 07, 2024
Luke 24:13-35

Christ is Risen. Christ is risen indeed. While we are still in the Easter season, our gathering today is a fraction the size we were last week because so many […]

Bearing Witness – Easter

March 31, 2024
Luke 24:1-12

Christ is risen! Christ is risen, indeed! Alleluia! Christ is risen! Christ is risen, indeed! Alleluia! Each year we start our Easter sermons with this refrain – and yet, when […]

Altered by “The Other”

March 10, 2024
Acts 10

Today we get another strange and amazing story from the Acts of the Apostles. This vision that Simon Peter has is so important that the whole story gets repeated several […]

Altered by the Story

February 25, 2024
Acts 9:1-22

Stories are powerful tools. They are outlets for expression, communication, revelation, and education. Stories offer us insights into the content of the story itself, and also, if we pay attention, […]

Altered by the Spirit

February 18, 2024
Acts 2:1-16, 38-47

This year during Lent, as Mary Jo said, instead of the traditional lectionary that gives us stories from the life of Jesus, we will be looking at the book of […]

After Transfiguration

February 11, 2024
II Kings 2:1-12; Mark 9: 2-9

Wow, those Elijah stories are exciting, (especially when Becca tells them.) Elijah commands the water and the wind and fire. Remember the time that Elijah called for a contest to […]

Hearing the Call

January 14, 2024
1 Samuel 3:1-20; John 1:43-51

Two stories, from our faith tradition, where people are “called.” – Samuel hears a mysterious voice in the night. – The disciples see a man, Jesus. These are two different […]