More than “As you wish”, Easter 5 2016

Morsels & Stories: I talked about where “Alleluia” comes from and what the Hebrew word means.  I wrote the Hebrew out in large print for the congregation, but the wikipedia page (here) also has the Hebrew text. Sermon: Why today’s Gospel had me thinking about The Princess Bride all week. At the end of the service […]

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Morsels and Stories, Easter 4 2016

Morsels and Stories: It’s Good Shepherd Sunday so I talked about some of the places shepherds show up in the Bible.     The lessons can be found by clicking here.     Listen:

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God is patient and kind, January 2016

Stories and Morsels: We talked about Church and why I love Annual Meetings. Sermon: God is patient.  God is kind.  A sermon on the impossibility of the “wedding” passage.  Plus a behind the scenes story from my wedding. The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with 1 Cor 13. Listen:

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Promising Love, Oct 2014

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.   Listen:

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Why The Episcopal Church?

I drove to and from my vestry meeting last night listening to episodes of The Collect Call.  If you don’t listen to Brendan and Holli, I heartily recommend this.  I enjoy it because they are church-y but they are also just plain delightful and entertaining.  Holli and Brendan offer The Collect Call as part of […]

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SR Broken, Loving Hearts Easter 5, 2013

Link: You can listen to what I said here: Broken, Loving Hearts, Easter 5, 2013 Summary of what I was saying and why: Love has consequences. Jesus instructs us to love one another and then gets crucified. We love and often get hurt. Love, though, can often be not only transformational but resurrectional. Theology: Salvation […]

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Exposed Feet, a sermon for Maundy Thursday 3-24-13

The lessons can be found by clicking here. I worked most closely with John 13:1-17, 31b-35. This was an ecumenical service with the Methodist congregation who shares their building with us. The oddity of foot washing, with a little Thrilling Adventure Hour and a lot of Jesus. Listen: Maundy Thursday, 2013

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SR: Dogs, cats, and love

Link: Dogs, cats, and love; a sermon for Epiphany 4 2-3-13 Summary of what I was saying and why: 1 Corinthians 13 is a passage we usually hear at weddings. I wanted a way to approach the passage and love that didn’t give everyone immediate wedding flashbacks, especially because not everyone is married. So, as […]

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