This year our nation celebrates Independence Day in the midst of a global pandemic, record unemployment, civil unrest, and the presidential election. The Black Lives Matter movement has revealed the long held need for racial justice. As people have fled to the streets to cry out for change it is important for people of faith […]
brushing teeth: standing, kneeling, bowing and living in a body Psalm 139:13-14a, John 1: 14a As people of faith we live in bodies, bodies that as the Psalmist says, “are fearfully and wonderfully made”. If the church does not teach us what our bodies are for, our culture certainly will. Who will be our teacher?
Coming from Behind Our Mask Based on Matthew 10:26-28 (The Message) Slowly, we are being told, we can begin to come out once again. Go to the store, the barber – even eat in a restaurant. Quickly, with urgency, we are told, we must speak out for our black brothers and sisters, for persons of color. […]
Learning to Be Beloved, Matthew 3:13-17 This week is the beginning of a summer sermon series inviting us to see the sacred woven throughout the daily activities of our lives. From the moment we wake until we drift off to sleep at night we are taking part in the liturgy of daily life. Using the story of Jesus’ […]