A Prayer for Ordinary Time

Source of life and blessing, of garden, orchard, field: root us in obedience to you and nourish us by your ever-flowing Spirit that, perceiving only the good we might do, our lives may be fruitful, our labor productive, and our service useful, in communion with one another and Jesus, our...

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Faith in our Time

“And this good news of God’s kingdom will be proclaimed throughout the world, as a testimony to all people…” (Matthew 24:14)   Last Saturday we had the chance to witness a unique event…and I’m not referring to the royal wedding! Royal weddings come along every generation and many of us...

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Pentecost Questions

When the day of Pentecost had come, the disciples were all together in one place. And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. Divided tongues, as of fire, appeared among them, and a...

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Look up! It’s Ascension Day!

…Suddenly, two men in white robes stood by them. They said, “Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking up toward heaven?…” Acts 1:10-11   Ascension Day, 2018 Dear Beloved Community,  Why do we look up toward heaven? The angels ask a valid question of the disciples upon seeing Jesus rise...

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God is Love, let heaven adore him

God is Love, let heaven adore him; God is Love, let earth rejoice; let creation sing before him and exalt him with one voice. God who laid the earth’s foundation, God who spread the heavens above, God who breathes through all creation: God is Love, eternal Love. (T. Rees 1874-1939)...

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