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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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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 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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Dry Bones and Forgiveness: Jesus Meets Lazarus in the Tomb

The readings for Lent V can be found by clicking here. To listen to me preaching, click the “play” button below.  Please note: You’ll hear my voice crack throughout because I find the call to forgiveness to be deeply personal and quite … Continue reading

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Jesus Meets the Samaritan Woman at the Well

The hour is coming, says Jesus. “The hour is coming when you will worship [God] neither in this mountain nor In Jerusalem.” “The hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship [God] in spirit and … Continue reading

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Jesus Meets Himself in the Wilderness

The theme for Lent this year is Five Meetings with Jesus.  In the first meeting, Jesus meets himself in the wilderness.  Click here for Lent I, Year A readings. This story from the Gospel always makes me think of that … Continue reading

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On Hospitality

You can read today’s scripture by clicking here. An aboriginal elder named Lilla Watson has worked toward reconciliation in her native Australia for decades helping to reclaim the culture of aborigines and working to restore their rights in the aftermath … Continue reading

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