Worship January 29 – God’s Blessed Ones

Worship January 29 – God’s Blessed Ones

Who are the blessed ones of God? For Micah, they are those who do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with God. For Paul, they are the ones who find wisdom in the weakness of the cross. For Jesus, they are the poor, the meek, the merciful, the pure in heart, the...
Worship January 22 – Casting a big net

Worship January 22 – Casting a big net

The net of God’s grace Jesus begins his public ministry by calling fishers to leave their nets and follow him. In Jesus the kingdom of God has come near. We who have walked in darkness have seen a great light. We see this light most profoundly in the cross—as...
Worship January 15 – Epiphany – Come and See!

Worship January 15 – Epiphany – Come and See!

Annointing Spirit ilumines Jesus’ true nature Today’s gospel opens with reflection on Jesus’ baptism. He is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world and the one anointed by the Spirit. In the liturgy we come and see Christ revealed among us in word...
Worship January 8 – Epiphany – Light of Christ Revealed

Worship January 8 – Epiphany – Light of Christ Revealed

Light in obscurity The feast of Epiphany (“manifestation”) concludes the Christmas season with a celebration of God’s glory revealed in the person of Jesus Christ. In Isaiah and Ephesians, that glory is proclaimed for all nations and people. Like the light of the star...
Worship Christmas Eve 2022  The Light has Come!

Worship Christmas Eve 2022 The Light has Come!

Christ is born to live among us In winter’s deepest night, we welcome the light of the Christ child. Isaiah declares that the light of the long-promised king will illumine the world and bring endless peace and justice. Paul reminds us that the grace of God through...