Silent Night, Christmas 2018

Morsels & Stories: I read Jan Brett’s The Wild Christmas Reindeer  Sermon: Happy Anniversary!  I mean, y’all came to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Silent Night. No? I worked most closely with Silent Night and Luke 2:1-14, which you can find here (link). Listen:

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Blue Christmas 2017

A Blue Christmas, or longest night, service is a time and place for those for whom the holidays are lonely, sad, and hard. St Peter’s offers this with the knowledge that the holiday season can be incredibly painful and the faith that God is with us in those blue moments.   Here is the sermon […]

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Christmas Day 2016

Morsels & Stories: I read a story/long poem.   Sermon:  John definitely has the most esoteric version of the Christmas Story.  And I love it.   The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with John 1:1-14.   Listen:

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Christmas Eve 2016

I usually post sermons in audio format, and while Christmas Eve’s sermon did record, I’m posting the text.  I wrote it as an invitation both to Christmas and to reflection.  I think that works better if you can follow along at your own speed. Merry Christmas! I hope your meal plans have been made or […]

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Blue Christmas 2016

A Blue Christmas, or longest night, service is a time and place for those for whom the holidays are lonely, sad, and hard. St Peter’s offers this with the knowledge that the holiday season can be incredibly painful and the faith that God is with us in those blue moments.   Here is the sermon […]

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Word and Light, Christmas Eve 2015

Merry Christmas! The Gospel on Christmas Eve was John 1:1-14.  It can be found (along with all the other possible readings) by clicking here.   Listen:

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Like it always was, Blue Christmas 2015

St Peter’s holds a Blue Christmas service for those who find the holiday season difficult.  This was the sermon I preached.       Listen:

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God who is….., Christmas 2

It’s been a rough week for Edmonton.  We had the largest mass murder in our history.  Who is God, who do we need God to be in the midst of this?   The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked with John 1:1-18 and the news story I link to above.   Listen:

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Family, Christmas 1 2014

Simeon and Anna meet Jesus in the temple.  It’s a family meeting of sorts. The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Luke 2:22-40.   (I was using a back up recording system so the audio is not great.  My apologies.) Listen:

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