Sealed With A Kiss

Trinity Sunday A The pattern is the same every year. We celebrate Easter and God’s victory over death in the resurrection of Jesus, the son of God. Then 50 days later we celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit to the disciples at Pentecost. And then the next Sunday,...

Grounds Work Day

(from Tricia’s This and That) The abundant rain of the past week or so has contributed to an explosion of growth of the plants on our grounds — both wanted and unwanted. Our grounds chair Peachy Horne could use some help getting things under control. We...

A Dangerous Moment

Pentecost A It’s a dangerous moment for Christianity. The followers of Jesus are gathered together in a locked room. It’s a familiar place to them. They locked themselves away from the world after Jesus’ arrest and crucifixion. That locked room was where Jesus found...

We Rise

Easter 7A The story we heard in today’s reading from Acts may be one of the strangest in the New Testament.  One moment the resurrected Jesus is talking with his disciples, the next he is lifted up into the clouds, ascending into heaven. I have to admit that this...

To The Known God

Easter 6A One of the biggest changes that has occurred in this country in the last few decades is the increase in religious diversity. When I was growing up you could safely assume that most people went to church, and that the church they attended was a mainstream...

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