Wisdom from above is . . . full of mercy and good fruits
America doesn't have a problem with gun violence. America has a problem with violence, period. It is shredding our common life, our hearts, and spirits. Jesus did not have a problem with violence. So, to whom should Christians in this country be listening? Read the sermon here, listen to it…Continue
Added by Becky on February 25, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Will the carnage ever end? First, we need to be very clear what we actually want. If we like the system we have, where it's all about us and we get what we want when we want it, no change is necessary. If we want to be part of God's mission for the world, the mission of being good news to the poor, freeing prisoners, healing the blind and ending oppression, everything must change. Read the sermon…Continue
Added by Becky on February 18, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments
This Ash Wednesday, we begin our journey through Luke and Acts. But, we start with the traditional psalm of Ash Wednesday, Psalm 51. At one point, the psalmist prays: Make me hear.
The prayer to be able to listen, with our ears as we hear, and with our eyes as we read, is our guiding prayer this Lent, and the perfect segue from last week's "advice" to "Listen to Jesus."
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Added by Becky on February 14, 2018 at 11:30am — No Comments
The path forward during Lent is discerning to whom we should listen, and when it might just be best to keep our own mouths shut. Joining Pope Francis, Deacon Cindy encourages us to spend this Lent doing as God told Peter, James, and John to do: "Listen to Jesus." Read the sermon here or listen to the sermon…Continue
Added by Becky on February 11, 2018 at 8:30pm — No Comments
One of the most important dimensions of being human is the quality of our relationships. A Church community fosters both our relationship with God and our connections with each other. This Lent, we are inviting everyone into The Good Book Club, reading Luke and Acts together from the Sunday before Lent to Pentecost - February 11 to May 20. The hope is that in doing this, we will become Partners in the Good News that we are loved by the Love that will never let us go, and that all…Continue
Added by Becky on February 4, 2018 at 5:00pm — No Comments