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Click on the links in this post for the link to the full Facebook online worship for February 28, 2021 or the link to the sermon text and video clips

Terms of Endearment: What’s in a Name?

This morning’s sermon is brought to you, courtesy of a persistent question
asked by those in your CPU Midrash group, who help me figure out how these ancient texts may “land” with you all.

Click on the links in this post for the link to the full Facebook online worship for February 21, 2021 or the link to the sermon text and video clips

What/Where’s the Bow Now?

Listening to the story sung as a sea shanty is actually a good way for us to connect again to this biblical story as just that, a darn good yarn

Click on the links in this post for the link to the full Facebook online worship for February 14, 2021 or the link to the sermon text and video clips

Lingering in the Light (While We Can).

Here we are again.
Transfiger-what? Sunday.

Click on the links in this post for the link to the full Facebook online worship for February 07, 2021 or the link to the sermon text and video clips

Mark, Mothers-in-Law, and Ministry

As some of you are aware, one of the ways I prepare to preach each week is to meet with a midweek midrash group, where we study the text, mind the gaps,
and follow various rabbit trails that the text throws at us.

Click on the link for this week’s full Worship available on Youtube, provided by Merging Waters Pastoral Charge.

Click on the links in this post for the link to the full Facebook online worship for January 24, 2021 or the link to the sermon text and video clips

Jonah Wading in Troubled Waters

On Wednesday the world looked on in awe as a yellow-coated prophet spoke words that reached into our souls and hopes, and called forth from us a resounding, prayerful “Amen.”

Click on the links in this post for the link to the full Facebook online worship for January 17, 2021 or the link to the sermon text and video clips

Creation’s First Light

Now, maybe some of you are racing ahead,
trying to remember the details of this
wondrous tale of creation..

Click on the links in this post for the link to the full Facebook online worship for January 03, 2021 or the link to the sermon text and video clips

Behold the Mystery

Behold the mystery that God,
the creator of the universe,
the One who spins entire galaxies
from the glint of God’s eye,
who loves this little blue dot
in a sidebar galaxy in a corner
of a universe so much,
you can see it in flesh!

Click on the links in this post for the link to the full youtube online worship for December 24, 2020 or the link to the sermon text and video clips

Christmas Eve 2020 Carols, Candlelight, Communion

In their book “the First Christmas”
two New Testament scholars,
Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan, imagine a pageant based on Luke’s telling of Christ’s nativity.
It’s not hard to imagine, really is it?,

Click on the links in this post for the link to the full Facebook online worship for December 20, 2020 or the link to the sermon text and video clips

The “Fear Not” Factor

“His wings as drifted snow, his eyes as flame.”

Click on the links in this post for the link to the full Facebook online worship for December 13, 2020 or the link to the sermon text and video clips

One reason for having Norman
share the text with me
was to show that the passage we just heard
has more than one speaker.

Click on the links in this post for the link to the full Facebook online worship for December 06, 2020 or the link to the sermon text and video clips

As I was doing some reading in preparation
for Midweek Midrash and to preach this weekend,
I learned about Private Sarah K Evans.

Click on the links in this post for the link to the full Facebook online worship for November 29, 2020 or the link to the sermon text and video clips

Two millennia have passed.
Some are still waiting for a rapturous second coming

Click on the links in this post for the link to the full Youtube online worship for November 22, 2020 or the link to the sermon text and video clips

Today being this last Sunday of Lectionary year A,
it’s our last chance to keep company with
Matthew and his Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Click on the links in this post for the link to the full Facebook online worship for November 15, 2020 or the link to the sermon text and video clips

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