All of Our Yeses: a 2023 Jubilee Reflection

All of Our Yeses: a 2023 Jubilee Reflection

Congratulations to all. Happy Jubilee! Happy Anniversary! We are celebrating about 1350 cumulative years of commitment, service, and kinship. That is a lot of years. Congratulations! And what are we celebrating? We are celebrating the “Yes” of responding to the...
Remembering as Prayer: the Dance of Light and Shadow

Remembering as Prayer: the Dance of Light and Shadow

First and foremost – Happy Anniversary, Hope And so let us put ourselves in the hands of God and pray our remembering. Yes our prayer is an act of remembering, but not for the sake of nostalgia, but for the sake of encountering the grace of God given and received over...
Let us Boil Over!

Let us Boil Over!

We gather today for the transfer of leadership. If you count the transition from the three congregations, it is our sixth transfer. And with transition comes anxiety no matter the situation. Anxiety for the new team members. How will we gel as a team? What will be my...
Holy Innocents Still Suffer Today, Just Look at the U.S. Border

Holy Innocents Still Suffer Today, Just Look at the U.S. Border

Today I was reflecting on the scriptures in which Herod, learning from the Magi of the birth of Jesus whom they name New King, is thwarted from his plans to eliminate Jesus. The Magi never return to give him the exact location of the Child. So, in anger, he has all...
Here’s Your 15-Minute Reflection for Good Friday

Here’s Your 15-Minute Reflection for Good Friday

Good Friday is a unique time for us to draw closer to God, in both Jesus’s human suffering and God’s infinite mercy. We invite you to use the three reflections and accompanying music/poetry below to grow deeper in holiness today.