Monthly Archives: February 2013

Weekly Word for February 25, 2013

WEEKLY WORD FOR FEBRUARY 25, 2013 –The Storm, An Evening Prayer Lay Homily by James Cowan -Contemplative Stations of the Cross +TEC: George Herbert: His Words, Our Music -Request for Donations for the Friday night Overnight Shelter at Epiphany -Easter … Read more

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Anxiety, Monotheism, and the Story of Abraham

February 24, 2013, The Rev Doyt Conn preaching

We start off the Old Testament reading today in a swirl of anxiety. The story of Abraham begins with the phrase “After these things,” which indicates to us a lack of clarity around something that has just happened, and a measure of uncertainty about how to move forward. “After these things” is our equivalent to, “What was that all about?” Read more

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Sitting with Ourselves in the Wilderness

February 17, 2013, The Rev Kate Wesch preaching

Last Wednesday was Ash Wednesday. About 100 of us gathered here in this place to meditate on how God sees us, what it means to enter a season of penitence and fasting, and to spend some moments embracing our mortality. The ashes smeared on our foreheads in the sign of the cross are such a visceral, earthy and outward sign of that mortality. Read more

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WEEKLY WORD FOR FEBRUARY 18, 2013

WEEKLY WORD FOR FEBRUARY 18, 2013 –Not Having the Whole Picture, Apology #3, a reflection by the Rev Doyt Conn -Have a Heart Thank You with Preliminary Numbers -Wednesday Evening Prayer and Lenten Series: A Cinematic Approach to Lent –Lenten … Read more

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