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1808, 2017

Solar Eclipse – Proper 15A

August 18th, 2017|From the Rector|

From the Rector: Solar Eclipse - Proper 15A As you no doubt know already, there will be a total solar eclipse in North America on Monday. In preparation for it, I reread a classic essay by Annie

1108, 2017

Moral Erosion

August 11th, 2017|From the Rector|

The world can be a fearsome place, and it can be tempting to selectively choose the parts of Scripture or the Christian tradition that help us feel stronger and more capable of resisting the things

408, 2017

Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord

August 4th, 2017|From the Rector|

This weekend we'll once again celebrate our namesake feast, the Transfiguration of our Lord, and thanks to an amazing blog post I read this week, I have come to realize that I've been preaching the Transfiguration

2807, 2017

Groaning and Hope

July 28th, 2017|From the Rector|

In my sermon last Sunday, I preached about something strange and surprising that the Apostle Paul says in his letter to the Romans. In it he talks about the “groaning” of creation, including we “who

2107, 2017

Groaning of Creation

July 21st, 2017|From the Rector|

Last week scientists reported that a 2,200 square mile iceberg calved from Antarctica . That’s a piece of ice the size of Delaware. Though scientists are reluctant to attribute the cause of this particular event to

1407, 2017

Parable of the Sower

July 14th, 2017|From the Rector|

GUEST POST FROM THE REV. MICHAEL MERRIMAN On Sunday we will read one of Jesus’ more well know parables, the Parable of the Sower (Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23). It’s the one in which the farmer casts

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