As I take a breather from Christmas Eve preparations, I thought I’d impose myself on you for a meal. When I began my tenure here at Midway Hills in 2012, I invited myself out to lunch, over for dinner, to meet for coffee, or to discover a new brunch place with every family/group/pair/person in the […]
Archives for December 2017
Click here to view the Christmas Eve 2017 worship bulletin.
Click here to view the December 24, 2017 morning worship bulletin.
Click here to view the Longest Night Service bulletin, December 21, 2017.
Click here to view this week’s bulletin, December 17, 2017.
This week, one of the texts in the Revised Common Lectionary is the end of the First Letter to the Thessalonians. It includes theologically challenging imperatives like Rejoice Always, and Pray Without Ceasing, and the one that used to really throw a wrench in my optimistic, justice-seeking brain: Give Thanks in All Circumstances. A few […]
Click here to view this week’s bulletin, December 10, 2017.
I was out of worship with y’all on Sunday because I was driving back from Saint Louis. My friend Jerry Patterson was celebrating his eightieth birthday, and my godmother and I agreed that surprising him with my presence was a good idea. Jerry waited a long time to turn eighty, I waited a long time […]