Sermon on Deck:

The Ordinary and the Extraordinary, Trinity Sunday (B) – May 27, 2018

[RCL]: Isaiah 6:1-8; Psalm 29; Romans 8:12-17; John 3:1-17 Every extraordinary experience sparks from the ordinary. Take a moment and reflect on the moments that have made you who you are today. Some of them may be spectacular, earth-shattering, heartbreaking, and more. But when we really take the time to reflect on what made us who we are right now, today, this moment, we will come up with the names of people who have filled our lives. Little … read more...

Bulletin Insert

Bulletin Insert – May 27, 2018

Almighty God, we commend to your gracious care and keeping all the men and women of our armed forces [and federal ministries] at home and abroad.  Defend them day by day with your heavenly grace; strengthen them in their trials and temptations; give them courage to face the perils which beset them; and grant them a sense of your abiding presence … read more...

Eastertide Sermons

In the Space In-Between, Easter 7 (B) – May 13, 2018

[RCL]: Acts 1:15-17, 21-26; Psalm 1; 1 John 5:9-13; John 17:6-19 Today the Church gathers around the world in the space between: just a few days ago, the Church celebrated the feast of the Ascension and today the church finds itself on the threshold of something new. It isn’t quite here yet. We are invited […]

Wait. Pray., Ascension Day (B) – May 10, 2018

[RCL]: Acts 1:1-11; Psalm 47 or Psalm 93; Ephesians 1:15-23; Luke 24:44-53 Today’s first reading and gospel form an unusual pair.  They both come from the two-volume work attributed to Luke the Evangelist.  One is from the end of the first volume, the book we call the Gospel according to Luke.  The other is from the start of […]

Abide With Me, Easter 6 (B) – May 6, 2018

[RCL]: Acts 10:44-48; Psalm 98; 1 John 5:1-6; John 15:9-17 Abide with me: fast falls the eventide; the darkness deepens; Lord, with me abide: when other helpers fail and comforts flee, help of the helpless, O abide with me.  Abide with Me is a familiar hymn that Henry Francis Lyte penned while battling tuberculosis. What […]

Bible Studies

Bible Study, Trinity Sunday (B) – May 27, 2018

[RCL]: Isaiah 6:1-8; Psalm 29; Romans 8:12-17; John 3:1-17 Isaiah 6:1-8 The seraphs surrounding the throne in Isaiah’s … [Read More...]

Bible Study, Pentecost (B) – May 20, 2018

[RCL]: Acts 2:1-21; Psalm 104:25-35, 37; Romans 8:22-27; John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 Acts 2:1-21 We all know the story of … [Read More...]

Bible Study, Easter 7 (B) – May 13, 2018

[RCL]: Acts 1:15-17, 21-26; Psalm 1; 1 John 5:9-13; John 17:6-19 Acts 1:15-17, 21-26 They prayed, “Lord, you know e … [Read More...]

Bible Study, Easter 6 (B) – May 6, 2018

[RCL]: Acts 10:44-48; Psalm 98; 1 John 5:1-6; John 15:9-17 Acts 10:44-48 This passage records the momentous occasion … [Read More...]

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