Dream With Me

Dream With Me

Jesus Prays for All Believers20 “My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, 21 that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may...
Returning to the Table

Returning to the Table

In remembrance of these your mighty acts in Jesus Christ,we offer ourselves in praise and thanksgivingas a holy and living sacrifice,in union with Christ’s offering for us… I was doing an in-person communion the other day (I haven’t done many of these in the...
With a Grateful Heart

With a Grateful Heart

“I thank my God every time I remember you, constantly praying with joy in every one of my prayers for all of you, because of your sharing in the gospel from the first day until now.” – Philippians 1:3-5 (New Revised Standard Version) Just about every morning for the...
Cautious Hope

Cautious Hope

“So they left the tomb quickly with fear and great joy, and ran to tell His disciples.”Matthew 28:8 (New Revised Standard Version) When the women left the empty tomb on the first Easter morning, given the news by the angel that Jesus has been raised from the dead,...
The Longest Year

The Longest Year

This was initially given as part of a worship service for Clergy at their March Clergy Meeting. Numbers 21:4-9 In this reading for the fourth Sunday of Lent from the Book of Numbers, as the people of Israel wander in the wilderness for 40 years, the longest year is...
Forty Days, Plus Six!

Forty Days, Plus Six!

I heard someone comment recently that it seems like we have been in Lent for the whole past year. In the pandemic, we have had to give up some things, we have had to make sacrifices, we have experienced various degrees of suffering. Many of us have been praying more,...