February 28: The Second Sunday in Lent

Fred Shuttlesworth said, “You have to be prepared to die before you can begin to live.” That’s exactly what Jesus tells his disciples through time in this passage. It’s what the church asks us to contemplate as we move toward the font at the Easter Vigil and engage this Lent in discipling not disciplining. That’s good news!

Lenten Book Study: The Cross and the Lynching Tree

As we continue our work of anti-racism and answering Jesus’ call “Follow me” we will be reading and discussing James Cone’s The Cross and the Lynching Tree, a pivotal work of Black Liberation Theology. This discussion will take place on Zoom. Feel free to join (using the same link) at either Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. or Thursday …

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February 14: The Last Sunday after the Epiphany

The Rev. Joseph Peters-Mathews is the vicar of St. Hilda St. Patrick. The sermon for February 14, was based on the below manuscript. The Biblical texts for the day were for the Last Sunday after the Epiphany. Today from the Hebrew Scriptureswe have Elisha saying goodbyeto Elijah.Elijah knows he’s leaving.Apparently the schools of prophetsthe congregations …

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January 24th: The Third Sunday after the Epiphany

Jesus’ call to us, is the same as the call to these four: Repent, and believe the good news. The Kingdom of God has come near. What does that mean? It means looking for and noticing, all good gifts from God. It means paying attention to when we’re stirred up beyond our typical human selfishness, seeing light in the darkness, Jesus triumphing over sin and death even as we’re surrounded by it.