Category Archives: Liturgy

And All Shall be Well, A Sermon for All Saints

I believe I have succeeded in posting an audio version of my sermon. Thanks to the saints of Christ Presbyterian Church by the Sea for bearing with me as I made this first attempt at recording. They are good and … Continue reading

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The Winter Solstice

Blessing for the Longest Night All throughout these months as the shadows have lengthened, this blessing has been gathering itself, making ready, preparing for this night. It has practiced walking in the dark, traveling with its eyes closed, feeling its … Continue reading

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remember that you are dust…

In our solemn celebration of Ash Wednesday, we are invited to remember our beginnings and our endings. God breathed the breath of life into the dust of the earth, and we,¬†who once were not,¬†BECAME. At a time beyond our knowing, … Continue reading

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into the waters

The imagery of water in the Old Testament strikes me this week, as we prepare to celebrate the sacrament of Baptism in worship on Sunday. The sacrament of Baptism finds its origin in the Gospel narratives of Matthew 3:13-17, Mark … Continue reading

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