“Darkness Runs Through It”

January 26, 2020 | Matthew 4:12-25  

Some of you will recognize that we have the same picture on the bulletin this morning as we had last week.  Cary Bunt’s painting called, “Some People Following Jesus.”  These are ordinary people pulling grocery carts, carrying purses, sporting work overalls, hoisting ladders, dressed for an office job, walking the dog.  And the point of […]

“How the Light Gets In”

January 5, 2020 | Isaiah 60:1-6; Matthew 12:1-12

Arise, shine; for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you. 2 For darkness shall cover the earth, and thick darkness the peoples; but the Lord will arise upon you, and his glory will appear over you. 3 Nations shall come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your dawn. 4 Lift up your […]

Christmas Eve 

December 22, 2019

Two weeks ago when I arrived for choir practice several sopranos and altos were crawling around on the floor picking up tiny colored beads that were scattered everywhere on the carpet.  I guess somebody’s necklace or bracelet had broken and folks were intent on finding and saving each and every tiny bead.   I joined them […]

“Center to Margins”

November 17, 2019 | Isaiah 65:17-25; Colossians 1:11-20  

Every once in a while, in the middle of quite ordinary moments, this question slips into my mind:  we are all hanging out on the earth which is spinning in space at roughly 1,000 miles per hour, why don’t we just fly off into the atmosphere, along with buildings, cars and bicycles; cats, dogs, chickens, […]

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