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

I wonder… I wonder, what was Jesus feeling as he read the scriptures that day in the synagogue? Was he anxious or afraid to tell them, “Today this scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing”? I wonder if he worried about what the people would think of him making such a claim. I wonder if his heart wasn’t beating fast or if he had butterflies in his stomach. I wonder what expressions

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Now THAT is a lot of wine! Between 120 and 180 gallons of wine. And you’ll notice that they were not earthenware containers typically used for holding wine, but rather stone water jars for the Jewish rites of purification – the washing of hands and vessels. Let’s take a step back and look at the story in today’s Gospel. John has butt in to the standard lectionary here, just like he does

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What does bubble wrap have to do with our church today? I hesitated to ask the Bishop’s permission to transfer Epiphany to this Sunday, as the Book of Common Prayer states that the seven Principal Feasts (of which the Epiphany of Our Lord is one) are to be celebrated on the day on which they fall. (See page 15.) The seven Principal Feasts and the Feast of the Holy Name, the Feast of the

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How do you reflect God's light after the Christmas season? The countries of our world continue to make decisions about whether and how to accept refugees. Here in the United States, we call these refugees who come into the U.S. without proper documentation “illegal aliens”. I’m sure that many of them certainly wish that they could stay in their own place, in their own homes, surrounded

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