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Christmas Eve 2015: Receiving a gift

Isaiah 9:2-7     Psalm 96     Titus 2:11-14     Luke 2:1-20   Receiving a gift   It’s here! With the lighting of four counting candles and a single white one, it is here. Christmas, Christ’s mass, is here. Christ is born.   With … Continue reading

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First Sunday after Epiphany: what will we do?

Genesis 1: 1-5 Psalm 29 Acts 19:1-7 Mark 1:4-11 Dear child of God, We are gathered today for worship, a worship that includes baptism. Our prayer book tells us that baptism is, by water and the Holy Spirit, full entrance … Continue reading

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Proper 27a 2014: Waiting and serving

Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25 Psalm 78:1-7 1 Thess 4:13-18 Matthew 25:1-13 If you are unwilling to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve … but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord. The story … Continue reading

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Advent1c_2012: Advent …

Challenges are part of life, of course.  This week, I was challenged in a liturgical way: how might our Sunday worship incorporate “the kirkin’ o the tartans (a St. Andrew’s day celebration, really),” a children’s sermon for the first Sunday … Continue reading

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