Worship September 25- Spreading the wealth frees us

Worship September 25- Spreading the wealth frees us

Practicing gratefulness by sharing God’s bounty Consideration of and care for those in need (especially those “at our gate,” visible to us, of whom we are aware) is an essential component of good stewardship. It is in the sharing of wealth that we avoid the...
Worship September 18 – Stewards of God’s Generosity

Worship September 18 – Stewards of God’s Generosity

The privilage of stewarding God’s generous gifts for all   As we are invited today to consider what it means to be managers (rather than owners) of all that we have, it is crucial to recognize that we are bought with a price. “Christ Jesus, himself human,...
Worship September 11- Who is Jesus inviting?

Worship September 11- Who is Jesus inviting?

Broadening the circle by seeking those on the edges The grumbling of the religious leaders in today’s gospel is actually our holy hope: This Jesus welcomes sinners and eats with them. That our God seeks and saves the lost is not only a holy hope, it is our only hope....
Worship August 28- All Seated Equally at God’s Banquet

Worship August 28- All Seated Equally at God’s Banquet

God’s round banquet table shares abundance equally Invited and inviting—that is the nature of the church. By God’s grace in holy baptism we have a place at Christ’s banquet table. When, by the power of that same Spirit, humility and mutual love continue among...
Worship August 21- A Good Time for Liberation

Worship August 21- A Good Time for Liberation

Honoring the Sabbath with acts of love Remember the sabbath day. Call the sabbath a delight. This is the Lord’s day, and the Lord will do for us what the Lord does: feed us, forgive us, help and heal us. Rejoice at all the wonderful things God is doing. Alleluia!...