Can we read this all together: “The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me, because God has anointed Me to bring good news to the poor. God has sent Me to proclaim release to the
“Have you been born again?” Many of us good honest liberals, hearing those words, run screaming in the opposite direction. “NOOOO!!!!! I’m being attacked by someone who wants to convert me!!!” And that’s a fair
“Lord, give me eyes to see”- that’s Jeanne Phelan’s favorite prayer. When I hear this prayer, it makes me think of the suffering, the injustice, the pain that is too painful to let in- so
It’s the last Sunday of the old year, looking into the chaos of a new year. I don’t know about you, but it looks like it’s going to be a chaotic, bloody 2020, with the
I love the name of our church: Emmanuel. In Hebrew, it means “God is with us.” What a powerful name for a church. What better name could a church have? Emmanuel. God is with us.
What a delightful pageant we saw from our young disciples today! It helps to get their perspective on this season. It’s Advent, a time when we look forward in anticipation to the birth of salvation.
Will you join me in a prayer of St. Francis? God to enfold me, God to surround me, God in my speaking, God in my thinking. God in my sleeping, God in my waking, God
Will you join me in Luke 20:38 “Now the Lord is God, not of the dead, but of the living; for to God all of them are alive.” What does that mean? What does it
Yes, it is Stewardship season! In just 3 short weeks, we’ll be turning in our 2020 pledge cards- our promise to the well-being of our congregation: to the people beside us, to the beliefs which