Trusting the One God sends

February 3, 2019
Throughout the time that humanity has been aware of the existence of the One we know as the Lord God, God has called and sent several leaders for the people…

We are a Covenant People

January 20, 2019
The movement of people from place to place in this world does not always leave us with the opportunity to continue worshiping with a community of faith like the one…

The Gift of Joy

December 23, 2018
  I realize that traditionally the advent candles have love as the last of the candles before the Christ candle, but I have chosen to reverse the order because in…

The Gift of Love

December 16, 2018
  Three of the strongest emotions we experience in our lives are hate, envy and love.  The very foundational story of the creation of humanity by God reveals the personal…

The Gift of Peace

December 9, 2018
The Gift of Peace One of the greatest gifts that any human can hope for and that many in this world desperately long for is peace.  The history of the…

The Gift of Hope

December 2, 2018
  Throughout time, hope has ever remained one of the greatest gifts that we can offer to one another.  Amid whatever befalls us in life, knowing that we have hope…

LIFE IN THE MIDDLE

November 25, 2018
  Let’s be honest with ourselves. The last thing we expected to hear when we came to church today was a reading from the Gospel of John – especially one…

A New and Living Way

November 18, 2018
The letter to the Hebrews is very much true to its name. It was written to encourage Jews who were grappling with the new revelation of God in Jesus.  It…

We will remember them

November 11, 2018
It is often asked of chaplains: why do we serve?  What motivates men and women who preach of peace and love to stand with those who take up arms?  In…
  In the verses that proceed our reading today, Jesus is being tested by the Pharisees and Sadducees to determine whether he truly was the Son of God, the Messiah,…