Small Boat

When evening had come, Jesus said to his disciples, “Let us go across to the other side.” And leaving the crowd behind, they took him with them in the boat, just as he was. Other boats were with him. A great windstorm arose, and the waves beat into the boat,...

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Love Your Neighbor, Really!

Beloved Trinity Community, Christ’s mandate that we love one another has been on my mind and heart a lot lately. What does it mean to love one another? What is it to love a difficult “neighbor”, a destructive relative, or a political figure whose actions anger us deeply? What is...

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Rector’s Summer Reading List

All year long I create a stack of books to read over the summer, when I will presumably be less busy!  Friends and parishioners have asked me what I will be reading, so several years ago I began publishing my Rector’s Summer Reading List with the caveat that I may...

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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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