Morsels & Stories: I read “Magi” from Edward Hays’ The Ethiopian Tattoo Shop.
Sermon: In our baptism God speaks love into our chaos, which is what God does.
The lessons can be found by clicking here. I worked most closely with Genesis 1:1-5.
Morsels & Stories: As we’ll be reading banns of marriage for a parishioner I talked about the history of marriage and why we don’t often reads banns anymore.
Sermon: Phoenicians, living water, and inimical seas.
The lessons can be found by clicking here. While I worked with both Exodus 17:1-7 and John 4:5-42, I was most inspired by the Prayer over the Gifts and Prayer after Communion:
Prayer over the Gifts
Spring of life and Source of goodness,
receive all we offer you this day,
and bring us to the living water,
Jesus Christ, your Son our Lord.
Prayer After Communion
God of our pilgrimage,
we have found the living water.
Refresh and sustain us
as we go forth on our journey,
in the name of Jesus Christ the Lord.
Morsels & Stories: I talked a bit about the Baptismal Covenant, which I love. I manage to work in Commentary on the American Prayer Book, which I also love.
Sermon: We back Peter’s story up a few verses and explore being out of place.
The lessons for today can be found by clicking here. I worked most closely with Acts 10.
We had a baptism! So Morsels & Stories got rolled up in that and wasn’t recorded.
I preached on 1 Corinthians 12:1-11, a passage that has stuck with me since Confirmation, and my poor decorating decisions.
The lessons can be found by clicking here. I worked most closely with 1 Cor 12:1-11.
Peter asks, “Who would prevent them from being baptized?” And we pride ourselves on being welcoming. Which isn’t the same thing.
The lessons can be found by clicking here. I worked most closely with Acts 10:44-48.
Categories: Easter, Sermon
Tags: Acts, Acts 10 44-48, Anglican, baptism, Episcopal, Jesus, Peter, Prevention, sermon, Welcoming
In creation, with Jesus, through Baptism, God is doing something new.
The lessons can be found by clicking here. I worked most closely with Genesis 1:1-4.
As Christians we make promises we cannot keep. Fortunately our God has more invested in love.
The lessons can be found by clicking here. I worked with Joshua 24:1-3a,14-25.
A Good Shepherd (with a bad death) and a baptism which binds us to all of it. That we may have life abundantly.
The lessons can be found by clicking here. I worked with John 10:1-10 and Acts 2:42-47.
The Israelites in the desert. Jesus and the woman at the well. And the question is do we have water? Enough to drink? Enough to share?
The lessons can be found by clicking here.