Happy Thanksgiving! How have you been part of community this year? I worked largely with the collect for Thanksgiving: Creator of the fruitful earth, you made us stewards of all things. Give us grateful hearts for all your goodness, and steadfast wills to use your bounty well, that the whole human family, today and in […]
Happy Thanksgiving! In a year where everything, especially gratitude, can be harder, I’ve been thinking about an old knitting project and the term reified. It probably makes sense. I largely preached from the collects. You can find them on page 396-7 of the Book of Alternative Services.
Morsels & Stories: I read a story from Does God have a Big Toe? Sermon: Today we give thanks for all that we have, for all of the ways we’re different, and for our ability to share. The lessons were the ones for Harvest Thanksgiving found on page 396 of the BAS. I worked most closely […]
Nota bene: Our sound system was acting oddly so the quality of the recording may have a few odd moments. Morsels & Stories: On Thanksgiving weekend we collect food for the Food Bank. I talked about the sacrifice and gift people offered. Sermon: “God loves a cheerful giver.” But what is it that lets a […]
Morsels & Stories: I talked about offertory sentences, both the one I use and the one we all remember. Sermon: I brought peanut butter with me to Church today. I wasn’t the only one. Why? The lessons for today can be found by clicking here. I worked most closely with Deut. 26:1-11 […]
It’s that time of the year again. Cartoon turkeys are adorning ads and cranberries are in the stores (and soon to be in my fridge). If you are like me, your Twitter and Facebook feeds are filling up with your family, friends, and variously distant acquaintances listing reasons they are thankful. Thanksgiving. Or, as I […]