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Lent 1 Preview

The first Sunday in Lent begins with tension. The tension between the saving and destructive powers of water fills today’s lectionary readings. The waters of the flood overwhelmed the world in the days of Noah, yet God delivered Noah and his family from death. The Holy Spirit descends on Jesus only after his baptism by…

It’s Cool in the Furnace

It’s finally here! Tomorrow at 3:00pm, St. Peter’s presents “It’s Cool in the Furnace”. Come to worship that morning, then return to the Sanctuary for the performance where you’ll learn about Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego and their run-in with King Nebuchadnezzar. Director’s Note It has been incredibly fulfilling to work together with the people of…

Transfiguration of our Lord Preview

Then Peter said to Jesus, “Rabbi, it is good for us to be here; let us make three dwellings, one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah.” (Mark 9:5) The Sundays after Epiphany began with Jesus’ baptism and end with three disciples’ vision of his transfiguration.  In Mark’s story of Jesus’ baptism, apparently…

I’m Especially Fond of You

EMAIL DEVOTIONAL week of Epiphany 5 Papa: Mack, you may not know this, but I am especially fond of you. This brief dialogue is from the movie, The Shack.  It is part of a conversation between the movie’s main character, Mack … and God … who Mack calls Papa because it is the way his…

Christ’s Healing Makes Us Whole

Traditional Sermon Epiphany 5 Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord, Jesus Christ (1 Colossians 1:3). Today’s gospel passage brings back some memories from an encounter I had many years ago with some friends at church. The discussion we had not only raised some humorous questions, but also…

Epiphany 5 Preview

And Simon and his companions hunted for him [Jesus]. When they found him, they said to him, “Everyone is searching for you.” He answered, “Let us go on to the neighboring towns, so that I may proclaim the message there also; for that is what I came out to do.” -Mark 1:36-38 Jesus’ ministry is…

It’s church musical season!

For a long time at St. Peter’s, February and March saw children of all ages toiling in the sanctuary long into the night, feverishly preparing for the fast-approaching weekend when they would put up the annual church musical. At least, that’s how I remember it. In reality, there was probably very little toiling, and I…