Pentecost, 2012

The lessons for Pentecost are found here. There will be a few moments of silence before the sermon starts.  Thank you for your patience. Listen: Pentecost, 2012

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Millennials: Starting Young

My parents picked The Episcopal Church for their family long before I chose to stay, and I’ve often thought that TEC ‘stuck’ better in my case than they might have wished. By the time I was the one choosing a lot more was involved than easy Sunday School registration. The first time I chose TEC […]

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Millennials in the Church: Before you hide the China and Change the Music

I have a confession: I’m under thirty. Which is wonderful but I’m also an Episcopal priest. So suddenly no-one* seems to know what to do with me. I should celebrate my youth; I should talk up my experience (and at 14 years of leadership in this here Church, I’ve got some). I should learn more; […]

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What do we do now?

The Episcopal Church is still getting ready for our triennial General Convention. For those keeping track, the budget is not much clearer than it used to be. I had originally planned to continue on and address problems one and two(remember that I started with problem three?). Then my friend and colleague The Rev Megan Castellan […]

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Easter 6, 2012

The lessons for Easter 6 can be found at this link: Easter 6 lessons. I worked most closely with John 15:9-17. We are chosen as friends. And so we are part of a community that chooses new friends through Baptism. (There will be a few moments of silence before the sermon begins. Thank you for […]

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Easter 5, 2012

The lessons for this Sunday can be found at this link: Easter 5 lessons. I worked most closely with 1 John 4:7-21. Love is one of those words that gets used a lot, especially in this reading. So much that we can forget what it means, particularly for Christians. (There will be a few moments […]

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(Happy Birthday)x

I’m not  a big birthday person.  It’s not an age thing–one of the perks of being an Episcopal Priest is that I get to be considered “young” until I”m 45 (currently, I’m waiting for them to raise it).  That gives me another 16 years of young. For years I would be reminded that it was […]

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