Author Archives: Michelle Meech

About Michelle Meech

I want to unfold. I do not want to remain folded up anywhere, because wherever I am still folded, I am untrue. -Rainer Maria Rilke

In This Sanctuary

Click here for this week’s scripture. The end of Matthew’s Gospel today references the presence of God that we experience when we are engaged in various forms of prayer. “For where two or three are gathered in my name, I … Continue reading

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I AM

You can click here to read this week’s scripture. I am. I am. How often do we make that statement? I am. We all tend to use these words as a precursor to something else. Our state of being: I … Continue reading

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This Is Your Ministry

You can read this week’s scripture by clicking here. Click on the play button below to listen along as you read. I watched a movie recently, called Thanks for Sharing.  The movie was about addiction and the miraculous work done … Continue reading

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Accountable to One Another

You can read this week’s scripture by clicking here. Author and speaker Brene Brown is an Episcopalian who works as a researcher in psychology and has written several books about shame and vulnerability.  She’s also done many presentations and videos … Continue reading

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The Hope of Miracles

There is Jesus, standing in the chaos of the world, where he always is. And Jesus encourages us to be faithful and to know that “faith” means we are to step out into the chaos of the wind and the waves and join him there – in the chaos. And he reminds us that he is going to be there with us when we falter and lose our faith, when we forget that we are as strong and as good as we are. We are followers of Jesus and we can perform miracles.
What are we called to do as the church in response to the evil of white supremacy? How is the church complicit in this evil? And what can we do to transform it? These are hard questions. But Jesus is standing in the raging sea, patiently waiting for us, saying, “Don’t be afraid. Come.” Continue reading

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The Transfiguration – Guest Post by Deacon Susan Bonsteel

Today was the Feast of the Transfiguration and our Deacon Susan Bonsteel preached this beautiful and deeply meaningful sermon for the life of our community.  She got some big AMENS afterwards. You can find the readings for today by clicking … Continue reading

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Just Listen

You can read this week’s scripture by clicking here.   I remember when I first arrived here a little less than a year and a half ago; it was the beginning of March.  I was excited to get to know … Continue reading

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