Sermons from May 2018

Trinity Sunday

Isaiah 6:1-8 Romans 8:12-17 Once upon a time, St. Patrick was asked how to explain the Trinity. He held up a shamrock and asked, “Is it one leaf or three?” “It is both one leaf and three,” his enquirers replied. “And, so it is with God,” Patrick responded. Most of us don’t know what to […]

Prayerfully Connected

John 17:6-19 In today’s reading, Jesus is praying for his disciples – it is a time of trial and when crises occur division is often the result. The cross looms on the horizon, anxiety is in the air, and the disciples are uncertain about what will happen next. Quietly they ask themselves, “Should we stay […]

Where All are Pilgrims and None are Strangers

Acts 10:1-24, 34-36, 44-48 Over the past five years, I’ve often cited the motto of The Church of the Pilgrims in Washington DC as a model for our congregation’s spirituality – “where all are pilgrims and none are strangers.” The question of defining friends and strangers is at the heart of human relationships. It’s the […]