Part 1 of St. James’ Summer Worship Series: The Gathering July 24-25, 2010: No Ordinary Gathering Matthew 22:1-10 Couples who are planning their weddings tell me, that one of the most challenging tasks, is to come up with the guest list! You know how it often goes… Well if we invite cousin Suzy, then we … More No Ordinary Gathering
Eighth Sunday after Pentecost 17 July 2010 ((Genesis 18:1-10 Psalm 15 Colossians 1:15-28 Luke 10:38-42) “Paying attention” It usually begins when the doorbell rings and through the window, you see an old friend, or a longtime acquaintance. They come in, and you offer them something to drink, and then say, “How about staying for dinner?” … More Paying Attention
Seventh Sunday after Pentecost 11 July 2010 (Deuteronomy 30:9-14 Psalm 25 Colossians 1:1-14 Luke 10:25-37) “And Who Is My Neighbor?” Most of us can remember images of the planes flying into the twin towers. Many of us can still picture the man standing on top of his two-story home as water laps at the roof … More And Who Is My Neighbor?
Sixth Sunday after Pentecost 4 July 2010 (Isaiah 66:10-14 Psalm 66 Galatians 6:1-16 Luke 10:1-11, 16-20) “Traveling Mercies” “Broken things have been on my mind lately because so much has been broken in my life this year and the lives of people I love.” So writes Anne Lamott in her book entitled, Traveling Mercies. She … More Traveling Mercies
Pentecost 6C – The Packing List July 3, 2010 Luke 10:1-11,16-20 This is the season of family vacations. It’s the weekend of family trips. AAA estimates that about 35 million people in the U.S. will travel over 100 miles this weekend. I think I’ve met half of them here in Gettysburg today!