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Easter 2016: Alleluia!

“Alleluia! Christ is risen! (The Lord is risen indeed. Alleluia!)   We have just proclaimed the truth of our faith. We have embellished it over the centuries, but our core truth is the resurrected Christ. Paul writes about it this … Continue reading

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Proper 29b 2015: The living kingdom

2 Samuel 23:1-7     Psalm 132:1-13     Revelation 1:4b-8     John 18:33-37   Today is the last Sunday of the “green season,” the growing season after Pentecost, and on this day we honor Jesus as our king.  Jesus is king and ruler of … Continue reading

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Proper 11b 2015: Two by two

2 Samuel 7:1-14a Psalm 89:20-37 Ephesians 2:11-22 Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 “The apostles gathered around Jesus and told him all that they had done and taught.” With those words we close the “Markan sandwich” that began with the disciples being sent … 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 16b, 2012; On being fully dressed

John 6:56-69 Words matter.  At or around the birth of a baby we hear, “it’s a girl; it’s a boy;” and these are words, not only of paint colors and wardrobe choices, but of joy and heritage and family.  When … Continue reading

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