Patience and Passion

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Two forces at work: the darkness of evil seeking to have us hold onto hurts, and the grace of God drawing us through pain into joy. Such is the movement of Lent. The word “Lent” is the anc... Read More

Soul Discovery

A brief meditation began the sermon, with a view to simply experiencing the simple fact of our existence. This is the point of connection, the point of contact with God through the Holy Spirit who is ... Read More

The Grace Badge

This was a special celebration of Boy Scout Troop 66 whom this church is honored to sponsor. Scouts and family members joined our congregation for singing, listening, and the joy of children holding w... Read More

Happiness 101

Bulletin cover compliments of A fresh look at the Beatitudes and how the image of a trapeze helps us to understand the “letting go” in the first part of the Beatitudes, a... Read More

The Power of Gentleness

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A bell calls us to the present moment. Distractions flee as we listen to its call and its fading into the silence that invites us to connect with the Spirit. Sharing some famous bells, and a tiny one ... Read More

Egypt Getaway

During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, some forty artists in Europe were so captivated by the Flight of the Holy Family to Egypt, that they painted fifty masterpieces of a time of rest in the... Read More

Down Is Up

This last Sunday of the church year is Christ the King Sunday. The Gospel is the wondrous story of “The Good Thief” in Luke 23:33-43. A Christian spiritual teacher once said that “Th... Read More

My Bad—God Good

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The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector offers many avenues of spiritual exploration: judgment and forgiveness, mercy and grace. Mercy is God not punishing us as our sins deserve; grace is G... Read More