Monthly Archives: April 2017

More than Welcome: Progress on the Journeys of Faith

Now on that same day two of Jesus’ disciples were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem… Luke 24:13 A common refrain in Episcopal churches these days, beautifully expressed at St. Mark’s, is this: “Wherever you … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Not All Become Elders: The Spiritual Terrain of Aging

  Sermon for the Seabury Celebration of Service, Washington National Cathedral. April 26, 2017. I begin with a word of thanks to the leaders at Seabury Services for organizing this annual event and a hearty welcome to our friends of … Continue reading

Posted in sermon

People of the Resurrection

Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb. So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the … Continue reading

Posted in sermon

What Wondrous Love is This (Homily, Renewal of Vows)

Then Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, and curing every disease and every sickness. When he saw the crowds, he had compassion for them, because they … Continue reading

Posted in sermon

Easter Message: A Love that Refuses to Die

Sitting in church at a funeral for my friend’s mom, I heard as if for the first time a familiar Scripture passage, more typically read at weddings:   Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful … Continue reading

Posted in reflection