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 can see the headlines in the newspapers, had there been newspapers in Jesus’ day. IT’S A MIRACLE!!! I can imagine seeing the stories filling my Facebook feed and the trending topic on Twitter: Jesus feeds 5,000 people and you’ll never guess what He does next #BreadMiracle #TheProphetHasCome  Perhaps people begin to change their profile pictures to be images of this Jesus guy, and maybe

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It’s July, and for many of us that means it’s vacation time. We can see this in our attendance trends, and it is totally due in part to the weather. The congregation is sparse because half of them are away doing what all of us would like to do in July – goofing off! But today’s Gospel passage from Mark tells us that even Jesus and his friends needed to get away sometimes, even if just

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Who is missing from our table today? Today in Mark’s Gospel, we have a violent and gruesome story. I mean, King Herod (not the same King Herod we hear about in the birth narratives) asks for the head of John the Baptizer on a plate. But let’s set that story in the bigger picture -- we are at a feast with Mark. Where the banquets of the empire are feasts of fear, scarcity, and death, the

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Our Hebrew scripture today begins with a plea to establish home. There is certainly a sense of the person connected to it being a defining aspect of the idea of home. But there is also this place -- this home -- that binds the family together. We hear the prophet Ezekiel describe these people as “a rebellious house” (Ez 2:5). These people refers to the people of Israel, the “nation of

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Today’s lectionary texts invite us to consider the universal need for healing. We need healing of our experience of loss, of our sense of moral failure, greed, brokenness of body, mind, spirit, and relationships. We need social transformation. Given the darkness of our time, we need to pray for personal, congregational, communal, national, and worldwide healing. Healing heals not only us, but

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