Signifies Everything, January 12, 2020, Isaiah 42:1-9, Matthew 3:13-17

With his frizzy hair pulled into forward-protruding spikes and his goggle-size glasses, Max Pauson resembles one of the futuristic comic-book characters he admires and draws. Ebullient and eager to show a sketchbook filled with startling portraits, he seems to have identity to spare…

Welcome to the Neighborhood, December 24, 2019, Isaiah 9:2-7, Luke 2:1-20

Prayer of Illumination O Lord, even as you entered this world with your Son for our salvation, now enter our hearts and minds with your Spirit that we may hear and understand your word of joy. In the name of Jesus Christ our Redeemer, Amen. Isaiah 9:2-7 2 [a]The people who walked in darkness have […]

SING TO THE LORD!, November 24, 2019, Colossians 1:11-20

Proper 29C / Ordinary 34C / Pentecost +24 11May you be made strong with all the strength that comes from his glorious power, and may you be prepared to endure everything with patience, while joyfully 12giving thanks to the Father, who has enabled you to share in the inheritance of the saints in the light. 13He […]

Do Not Be Weary, November 17, 2019, 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13

Proper 28C / Ordinary 33C / Pentecost +23 6Now we command you, beloved, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to keep away from believers who are living in idleness and not according to the tradition that they received from us. 7For you yourselves know how you ought to imitate us; we were not […]

Stand Firm & Hold Fast, November 10,2019, 2 Thessalonians 2:1-17

22nd Sunday after Pentecost/Proper 27 2As to the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our being gathered together to him, we beg you, brothers and sisters, 2 not to be quickly shaken in mind or alarmed, either by spirit or by word or by letter, as though from us, to the effect that the […]

Ecclesial Health, October 27, 2019, 2 Corinthians 5:11-6:13

11Therefore, knowing the fear of the Lord, we persuade men; but what we are is known to God, and I hope it is known also to your conscience. 12We are not commending ourselves to you again but giving you cause to be proud of us, so that you may be able to answer those who […]