“Come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn of me, for I am meek and lowly of heart, and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” (Mt. 11:28-30) It’s […]

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“The heavens are telling the glory of God.” (Psalm 19) The seasons are changing. Even here, in this most serene of places, there are changes. The air is cooler at night. The days are a little shorter. There is more moisture in the air: God willing, there will be rain enough to heal the land […]

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“Woman, here is your son…Here is your mother.” (John 19:26d, 27b) Family. Adoption. Belonging. “Woman, here is your son…Here is your mother.” Jesus’ loving words from the cross. The lectionary scripture of Luke 13: 1-9, about people dying horrible deaths, may seem to be unconnected: “Do you think these people were worse sinners than any […]

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Spring Sermon Series

SERMON SERIES Easter is not just one day – it is a season.  The season of Easter has litergical colors of White and Gold. The season of Easter ends on the day of Pentecost, traditionally the day Moses received the Law.  The litergical color of Pentecost is Red; because, on Pentecost, the Holy Spirit appeared […]

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Seven Last Words of Christ

FROM PASTOR’S DESK  A song about the Prodigal Son returning to his father: He ran to me/He took me in His arms/He pressed my head to His chest/He said, “My child’s come home again.”  The words of a new song about an old story.  The words of an old song about an eternal story.  The […]

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