St. Michael and All Angels
We seek to be a light of Christ in the community, where all are welcome to experience God's love and blessings.

Sermons

What are we waiting for? I’ve mentioned that the Vestrymembers and I are touring a book called Claiming Resurrection in the Dying Church by Anna Olson. So far, we’ve looked at how it’s hard to welcome people in when we haven’t made room for them physically. Next, we’ll be looking at what it means to make room for them in practice, particularly by what it looks like for

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Everybody needs a shepherd Those of you who are familiar with art may recall that many Medieval painters, particularly in Germany, painted many depictions of biblical scenes with the curious twist of dressing the biblical characters in the contemporary garb of the Middle Ages.  Whether it is the scene in the Bethlehem stable or the one of Christ blessing the little children, you see the

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We are to be witnesses. “[Jesus] said to them, ‘Thus it is written, that the Messiah is to suffer and to rise from the dead on the third day, and that repentance and forgiveness of sins is to be proclaimed in his name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem. You are witnesses of these things’” (Luke 24:46-48). We are to be witnesses. A witness is someone who has seen something, who

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Last week, we celebrated Easter Sunday with triumphant rejoicing, including the Easter hymn “Jesus Christ is Risen Today.” But Easter is not a day. Easter is a season. It lasts from Easter Sunday until the day of Pentecost, which takes place 50 days after Easter. The season was originally developed as a time for teaching the mysteries of the faith to the newly baptized, and to help newly

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Are you living with an attitude of gratitude? We all know what gratitude feels like in response to a gift we’ve been given, but we may not realize that an “attitude of gratitude” is something we can cultivate in our lives. Practicing gratitude has become increasingly popular in secular culture. You can find gratitude lists, journals and meditations pretty much anywhere. Research even

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