The Stole of Remembrance

The Stole of Remembrance

The Stole of Remembrance Lectionary 6 March 2016 Fourth Sunday in Lent Joshua 5:9-12 Psalm 32 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 Text to Life One of the most common Lenten observances is “giving up” something for Lent. Historically one of the most popular...
Wicked

Wicked

Wicked Story Lectionary 6 March 2016 Jesus’ Lenten Parables Week Four God’s Creation of Humankind and the Command to Bear Fruit (Genesis 1) Psalm 1: Blessed is he who yields fruit in season Psalm 128: The Lord’s Blessing Proverbs 11:30; 1:31; 12:14 You are the Fruit...

I recently watched a DVD of Adele. And during her concert, several times, she stopped singing, inviting her fans and audience to take over. The glee in their voices was palpable. And they sang their hearts out. Pop culture knows well that the best experience are...

Pastor’s Prayer for 6 March 2016

Heavenly Father, we come to you in prayer during this time of Lent. You who have created us, sustained us, lifted us in all times of our lives, create in us a strength of faith and resolve, so that no matter what trials we encounter in the world, our souls may be...

Lenten Listening 3

Anton Bruckner lived in the hinge between the romantic and the modern eras. As an Austrian in the 19th century, Bruckner had access to the broadest experience of contemporary, classical music. He was a devout Catholic, and he played the organ extraordinarily well,...