What Camp taught me about Rules, the Great Commandment, and Priorities

There are few universal rules, especially at Camp. A person is running. Running can lead to falling—especially in a world of unpaved paths, gravel, roots, large rocks, and done in an often ungainly body. So we don’t run. Except when we do (some games and activities, and in the case of emergencies). So we can’t […]

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SR: Proper 10 YrC 2013 (and a bit of Camp)

Unfinished Thoughts: Some combination of these ideas: Plumb lines, surveying and the challenge of being human( ie getting things wrong) A bit of Paul (Rope climbing bit/-use the rope, stay close to the wall, belay partner) Don’t forget the stories (people)–this is where I would have tied in the Gospel and, given the week, brought […]

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SR: Family Camp and Proper 9, 2013

Link: Souvenirs Summary of what I was saying and why: We read Jacob’s ladder (Genesis 28:10-22) and the Tranfiguration (Mark 9:2-8). Saturday is the last day of Camp, our theme is Be Imitators of God. I often hear how Camp is the place people best experience God (good) or how Camp is really their only […]

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Souvenirs, a sermon from Family Camp 7-6-13

The priest for this week had to leave a day early due to commitments at his parish.  So I preached and celebrated this morning. We read Jacob’s dream (Genesis 28), Psalm 48, and Jesus’ Transfiguration (Mark 9). Seeing God and building souvenirs. Listen: Family Camp 1, Saturday 7-6-13

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SR: Shaky Foundations, Proper 8 YrC 6-30-13

I’m not reviewing last week’s sermons because they are part of a larger whole. I preached half of the week, Mike preached half. I don’t believe that our preaching can be unentangled but only half of it is mine to comment on. Unfinished Thoughts: “Stand Firm” “Almighty God, you have built your Church upon the […]

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