we had our annual night of lament and light at the church last night. it’s chance for those for whom Christmas is difficult to offer their laments, acknowledging them as real and legit, and to look for light, asking for some movement, healing and hope. in-between those rituals of lament and light, i offered this:… Read More lament & light: a blue christmas sermon
God be with you Let’s start with this: There is a rhythm to life. There’s a time for mourning and a time for dancing. There’s a time for planting and a time for harvesting. There’s a time to give and a time to receive. There’a a time for slowing down and a time for gearing… Read More from narrow to wide
God be with you. So there is a story in the Bible … We just heard it, its this weeks reading from the lectionary, that calendar of scripture that helps shape and form us, and introduces us to various rhythms and seasons of our humanity, and today’s story is from the Gospel According to Luke.… Read More Because Love.
God be with you. I don’t know about you guys, but I feel we need that a lot right now. We need Something Bigger than Ourselves to look to, to yell at, to lament to, to cry before, to lose ourselves in, we need some God in our midst. Anyone else feeling that? Its been… Read More Tikkun Olam
Christ is risen He is risen indeed Yadda yadda yadda // As I was playing around with the liturgy this week, and I wrote that responsive bit out for the first time – Christ is risen I gotta say I kind of smiled. But not … Im a little ashamed to say … in the… Read More Resurrection
God be with you. I dont know about you but I’m struggling to believe today is Advent. That means just 4 more weeks till Christmas! which is, according to my minister math, just 25 more sleeps … cue the panic attacks! But let’s not get too far ahead of ourselves … It’s so easy to… Read More Advent: Whistling in the Dark
God be with you! So it’s November! Crazy! And crazier still, but also super exciting, just 4 more weeks till Advent! But until then … a few more Stories You Didn’t Hear in Sunday School. If you are just joining us we are exploring some of the more colourful stories in the scriptures, some we… Read More Stories You Didn’t Hear in Sunday School: Adam & Eve