Christmas Eve Meditation

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service 10pm Luke 2:1-20 This is an Ancient story, a story that calls out to us across time. We are told that on this night, near the darkest time of the year, a light is born into the world. We know from our journey through Advent that this...

Mary’s Song

We have snapshots of Mary. Quite literally today, up in this corner, we have depictions of Mary from all over the world, throughout the centuries, streaming during the sermon. Beautiful, diverse, snapshots of the one we call virgin Mary, mother of God, or Theotokos....

Comfort in the Dark, Baptism of the Unconscious

December 7, 2014 Isaiah 40: 1-11, Mark 1:1-8 Comfort ye, comfort ye my people. These are some of the most well known words in the Bible. We can almost hear the ringing of a clear tenor voice from Handel’s Messiah. This text, beginning with Isaiah 40, begins a second...