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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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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Littlest, Christmas Morning 2014

Did you ever read the Little Golden Book The Littlest Angel?  I did.   The lessons can be found by clicking here.   Listen:

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Baby! Christmas Eve 2014

Jesus Christ is born!  As a baby–the tiny humans who entirely change the lives of those around them.   The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Luke 2:1-20.   Listen:

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Christmas 2013

Happy Christmas! The lessons can be found by clicking here. Listen:

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Christmas Eve, 2013

The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with Luke 2:1-20. Jesus’s lullaby and all of our differences. Listen

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First Sunday after Christmas, 2012

The lessons for Sunday can be found by clicking here. I worked most closely with Galatians 3:23-25;4:4-7. Disciplinarian. I don’t react well to the concept. So Paul telling us that we are free is great. Well, mostly. (There will be a few moments of silence before the sermon begins. Thank you for your patience.) Listen: […]

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