Monthly Archives: July 2012

Proper 12B, 2012: Potluck

John 6:1-21 There was fried chicken, pizza, cheesy potatoes, vegetable casseroles, broccoli salad, tomatoes so ripe that you could eat them over the sink, their juices dripping down your arms.  And, oh, the desserts!  Fresh banana pudding, blueberry squares, peach … Continue reading

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Gathering up the crumbs, revisited

John 6:1-21 “Gather up the fragments left over, so that nothing may be lost.” How many of us have heard this gospel story before?  … Anyone heard it more times than we can count? This miracle of Jesus’, the feeding … Continue reading

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Proper 11B 2012: “they were like sheep without a shepherd”

2 Samuel 7:1-14a     Psalm 89:20-37     Ephesians 2:11-22     Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 Jesus “saw a great crowd; and he had compassion for them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd; and he began to teach them many things.” It is a … Continue reading

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Proper 10B 2012: A meditation: Jesus changes everything

From 2 Samuel:  David and all the house of Israel were dancing before the Lord with all their might, with songs and lyres and harps and tambourines and castanets and cymbals.  I am not sure that this procession was any … Continue reading

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Proper 9B 2012: God is at work

2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10     Psalm 48     2 Corinthians 12:2-10     Mark 6:1-13 Our church is meeting on a grand scale this week.  We are in the middle of the Episcopal Church’s triennial meeting called “the General Convention,” and this is the … Continue reading

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