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

How will you answer the announcer of God’s word?  You could miss that the word of God comes to John (the Baptist), son of Zechariah. The word is a holy revelation embedded deep within multiple layers of context - political, familial, prophetic. Before the word can come to John, Luke paints a picture of the governors, measures the landscape by the rulers of regions, accounts for the

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Advent originated as a penitential observance, focused on God’s call as redeemer and judge of all time. Today begins the church’s new year. It seems counterintuitive to the way in which we usher in our new year on January 1 with all the hype and celebration. Advent, though, sets our celebration of the coming of God into the world as a human into this framework of anticipation of this

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Thanksgiving is a spiritual practice Before it was a noun, “thanksgiving” was a verb. The difference matters. A desert father once said: “If you have a chest full of oranges, and leave it for a long time, the fruit will rot inside of it. It is the same with the thoughts in our heart. If we do not carry them out by physical action, after a while they will spoil and turn bad.” Living

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The aim of the gospel of John is clearly stated in the last verse of its last Chapter. John 20:31 states, “But these are written so that you may come to believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that through believing you may have life in his name.” The question of Jesus’ divinity, who Jesus was, what Jesus represented, and why Jesus was on earth fills the entire Gospel. When

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