Sunday Prayer

Traveling God, You find us, wherever we are, when we are toiling, numb to the possibility that we might be called to belovedness and belonging. Your call is so urgent, so clear to leave what we know to discover that what seems impossible~ justice, mercy, love, equality, kin-dom is your complete and possible dream, and… Read More

Narrative Lectionary: New Year’s Day

Who’s preaching New Year’s Day? Are you doing anything to mark the beginning of a new year? The NL gives us Luke 2:21-38 and the lovely story of Simeon and Anna. Simeon says this: ‘Master, now you are dismissing your servant in peace, according to your word; for my eyes have seen your salvation,    which… Read More

The Pastoral Is Political: Last Christmas

So we light the Christ candle and we take that light into the world, hoping it will shine brighter than before, that nuclear winter will be a fear of the past, and that springtime resurrection will appear for us once again. Read More

Narrative Lectionary Leanings–Remember

For some of us, this weekend is World Communion Sunday. Our text for Sunday is from Exodus. It is our first dip into the waters of this book, having finished Genesis last week, and we are dropped right into the instructions for the Passover. Will you do some interpretation to get people from A to… Read More