Jan 16 2022 – Epiphany 2

Is 62:1-5 Ps 36:5-10 1 Cor 12:1-11 Jn 2:1-11 We gradually orient ourselves towards God or we are gradually oriented towards God. We come into relationship with God. What does God bring to our relationship? What do we bring? Psalm. God brings steadfast love. God brings...

Jan 9 2022 – Baptism of Jesus

Is 43:1-7 Ps 29 Acts 8:14-17 Lk 3:15-17, 21-22 What is good news? Is it good news that God is like a frightening thunder storm – thundering, flashing, shaking, breaking? It is good news that God is more than we make God to be. Is it good news that we need to pass...

Jan 2 2022 – Christmas 2 Jeremiah 31:7-14

Ps 147:12-20 Ephesians 1:3-14 John 1:(1-9), 10-18 Who is this one? Who is this one celebrated in the psalm whose word is seen in the nuances of creation and the teaching of the law? The one who brings peace within our open borders – despite those for whom the...
December Advent season

December Advent season

Christmas is a time of welcome As the seasonal celebrations of the birth of Jesus begin, we look forward to celebrating the birth of Jesus, the one in whom Christians see the divine and eternal most clearly embodied, uniquely incarnated, in-fleshed. The Jesus we meet...
November 28  2021   Advent 1   Luke 21:25-36

November 28 2021 Advent 1 Luke 21:25-36

Come, thou long expected Jesus   Today is the first Sunday of Advent, which marks the beginning of the lectionary year of Luke. Ironically, rather than our journey into Luke starting at the very beginning (which, as Julie Andrews will tell you, is a very good place to...