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

Pentecost means “The Fiftieth,” as it fell on the fiftieth day – or a week of weeks – after the Passover. Today, we heard a story from Acts where the followers of Christ were gathered together and were blessed by the Holy Spirit. We heard John tell us that Jesus “breathed on them and said, ‘Receive the Holy Spirit’” (Jn 20:22). Today, we celebrate the lively Spirit of God, blowing

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May often signals a season of transition in the church.  Graduations, maybe the end of a Sunday school season with thanks to the teachers and time off in the summer. These ends often don’t immediately lead to new beginnings but, rather, to in-between times. Bu it’s hard to live in “in between” spaces — in between high school and college, in between college and the next thing, in

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The other day, I was looking at a care label on one of my shirts and read, “Warning: Do not iron while wearing shirt.” I know that laundry and dishwasher pods have large instructions on them that say “Do not eat” and the manufacturers have developed childproof packaging. There’s a warning on my washer that says, “DO NOT put any person in this washer.” And I bought a package of eggs

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Last week, I summed up the readings before I started and said that I was tempted to simply say that God is love and that’s all you need to know and sit down. And then I proceeded to travel down the rabbit hole of the stories of the Good Shepherd and how they were connected, but our miserable lectionary splits them up and so we never get the whole story at once. Well this week, we have the

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“You are witnesses of these things” (Lk 24:48). Jesus doesn’t say to the disciples, “You will be witnesses” or “Please be witnesses” or even “Consider being witnesses if you have time in your busy schedules, between fishing and fixing your nets.” Nope, it’s simple: “You ARE witnesses of these things.” We are witnesses. As it turns out, witnessing is not a voluntary act,

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