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Digital Worship for October 4, 2020

By Hannah Reasoner / October 3, 2020

Reclaiming Covenant Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost Today’s Reading: Exodus 20: 1-4, 7-9, 12-20 Our wilderness wandering continues this week. We find ourselves, like the Israelites, desperate for a destination and not knowing how to summon it. We don’t want to walk in circles, looking back because we only fear what is ahead. But we keep […]

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Blessing of the Animals

By Brent Ness / September 30, 2020

This year, we’ll mark the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi on Sunday, October 4th from 2-4pm. We’ll have a 15 minute “service” on the steps of our church on West End Ave. Following that, we’ll have blessing stations along the sidewalk for our neighbors and parishioners to bring their animal companions to receive […]

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Digital Worship for September 27, 2020

By Hannah Reasoner / September 26, 2020

Water from a Rock Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost Today’s Reading: Exodus 17:1-7 “But the people thirsted there for water; and the people complained against Moses and said, “Why did you bring us out of Egypt, to kill us and our children and livestock with thirst?” Exodus 17: 3 Stories like this one, of the Israelites […]

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Digital Worship for September 20, 2020

By Hannah Reasoner / September 19, 2020

Wide Open Spaces Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost Today’s Reading: Exodus 16:1-14 We’ll pick up our story from last week when the Israelites crossed the Red Sea and meet them on the other side where they struggle to see how God will provide for them and question whether they should have left at all. Luckily, when […]

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Digital Worship for September 13, 2020

By Hannah Reasoner / September 12, 2020

Just Go Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost Today’s Reading: Exodus And after suffering a series of ten plagues, Pharaoh said, “Just go!!”  Exodus 13:17, (K’s un-standard version) That line is actually not in the Bible, although it’s certainly implied. After ten chapters detailing as many plagues (blood, frogs, gnats, flies, disease, boils, storms, locusts, darkness, and death), […]

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Digital Worship for September 6, 2020

By Hannah Reasoner / September 5, 2020

A Labor of Love Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost Today’s Reading: Matthew 20:1-16 “Take what belongs to you and go; I choose to give to this last the same as I give to you. Am I not allowed to do what I choose with what belongs to me? Or are you envious because I am generous?” […]

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Digital Worship for August 30, 2020

By Hannah Reasoner / August 29, 2020

Smoke Signals Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost Today’s Reading: Matthew 3:1-15 In 1706, the hymnist Isaac Watts, wrote the lyric to “God is the Name My Soul Adores,” telling the story of Moses confronting the burning bush. The fifth stanza offers these praises and questions of God in the midst of the encounter that will frame […]

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Digital Worship for August 23, 2020

By Hannah Reasoner / August 22, 2020

That Sinking Feeling Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost Today’s Reading: Matthew 14:22-33 So Peter got out of the boat, started walking on the water, and came toward Jesus. But when he noticed the strong wind, he became frightened, and beginning to sink, he cried out, “Lord, save me!” Matt 14 Peter got out of the boat! […]

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Digital Worship for August 16, 2020

By Hannah Reasoner / August 15, 2020

Be Still Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost Today’s Reading: Mark 4:35-41 Peace, Be Still.“The disciples woke Jesus up, saying, ‘Rabbi, don’t you care that we are perishing?’”We find ourselves in the middle of a storm in a very small boat. Rather, in this swirl of multiple storms; storms of pandemic, economic uncertainty, racial injustice, political upheaval […]

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Digital Worship for August 9, 2020

By Hannah Reasoner / August 9, 2020

Today is a Good Day to Arrest the Killers of Breonna Taylor Tenth Sunday after Pentecost Today’s Readings: Genesis 16:1-13 & Genesis 21:14-19 This weekend we will revisit the story of Hagar and “El Roi”–“The God who sees” through the lens of #BLM and #JusticeforBreonnaTaylor. Despite the ways in which society treats black people, black […]

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