Easter Meditation—When Tragedy Happens

  • Posted on May 17, 2012

Here is a meditation on a recent Easter sermon.  After the tragic recent events at St Peter’s Episcopal Church in Ellicott City, Maryland, we all feel in shock.  When tragedy happens suddenly and violently, we wonder where is God.  God is among us.  In the simple things….   Jesus appears to the women and the

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Following Jesus

  • Posted on Mar 27, 2012

Then Jesus told them plainly, “Lazarus is dead.  For your sake I am glad I was not there, so that you may believe.  But let us go to him.”  Thomas, who has called the Twin, said to his fellow disciples, “Let us also go, that we may die with him.”  John 11: 14-16 Serving Jesus

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An Endless Allelulia

  • Posted on Feb 21, 2012

Sing alleluia forth in duteous praise,ye citizens of heaven, O sweetly raise an endless alleluia. Hymn 619, Hymnal 1982 As we ended our glorious worship Sunday with Bishop Sutton, we recessed to Hymn 619. As we prepare for a holy Lent beginning this Wednesday, we come as a faith community to a time that we

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Please sir, I want some more.

  • Posted on Jan 30, 2012

Please sir, I want some more. That’s the famous line from the musical Oliver! We’ll hear it six times over the next two weekends as Memorial Players opens the 2012 Memorial musical. The musical Oliver! speaks to social issues that have beset humankind from the very beginning—poverty, hunger, domestic abuse, exploitation of the poor. When Oliver

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Nothing is impossible with God

  • Posted on Dec 19, 2011

Then there appeared to him an angel of the Lord, standing at the right side of the altar of incense. When Zechariah saw him, he was terrified; and fear overwhelmed him. But the angel said unto him, “Do not be afraid, Zechariah, for your prayer has been heard.” Luke 1: 11-13 Yesterday our diocesan intern,

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