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Lectionary Reflection: The Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

By Carol James

Friday, August 18

Isaiah 56:1, 6-8; Psalm 67; Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32; Matthew 15:21-28 There’s a familiar phrase in today’s reading from Isaiah: “a house of prayer for all people.” For many of us, this is a closely held...

Standing with Charlottesville

By Kelly Costello

Monday, August 14

Yesterday, our Executive Pastor, the Rev. Dr. Ellen Clark-King, led a group down to the evening vigil at City Hall in reaction to the violence and injustice in Charlottesville. In her sermon at the 6...

Sermon: Last Message for my Son

Sermon from 11 am Eucharist Service on Sunday, August 6. “You will do well to be attentive to this as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star...

Walking with the Mystics Series

By The Rev. Jude Harmon

Friday, August 11

Our three month series, Walking with the Mystics, exploring mystical spirituality across Christianity, Judaism and Islam, continues tonight at our Candlelight Labyrinth Walk with Etty Hillesum, a modern Jewish mystic who was killed at Auschwitz....

Lectionary Reflection: The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

By Carol James

Friday, August 11

1 Kings 19:9-18; Psalm 85:8-13; Romans 10:5-15; Matthew 14:22-33 What does it take to hear the sheer silence of God? As I write this, there’s a dull throb of construction machinery outside my window. Colleagues...

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