Roll Away Your Stone

Easter Sunday 2019 “Roll away your stone, I’ll roll away mine Together we can see what we will find Don’t leave me alone at this time For I’m afraid of what I will discover inside.” Roll away your stone.  Roll away that giant, massive, mammoth stone—like one of those smooth granite boulders we stare in wonder... Continue Reading →

Welcome to the Wilderness

a sermon for the First Sunday in Lent, Year C “After his baptism, Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness.” Luke 4:1 I personally love the written word.  I love the opportunity it affords, the escape it offers, the creative wandering accessible at my fingertips.  I love the... Continue Reading →

Abide with God at All Times

A Sermon for the Sixth Sunday after Epiphany, Year C. Through cloud and sunshine, Lord, Abide with with me. I do not think I really understood the Bible until I moved to the state of Nevada.  You may think I joke, but I am quite serious.  I personally have never visited the Holy Land, never visited the... Continue Reading →

The Light Has Come

a sermon for the feast of the Epiphany Arise, shine; for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you For darkness shall cover the earth, and thick darkness the peoples; but the LORD will arise upon you, and his glory will appear over you. Nations shall come to your... Continue Reading →

Turn the World Upside Down

A Sermon for Year B, Proper 28 When I was a child, during school recess I often found myself perched in a high position—usually atop the monkey bars or sitting in the very center of the geo dome.  And while I was doing some self-care, enjoying some personal time alone, I would survey the playground and watch what... Continue Reading →

Holy, holy, holy.

A sermon for the ordination of Peter Dunne Skewes-Cox to the sacred ordination of priests. Isaiah 6:1-8   Welcome everyone to this glorious celebration!  Welcome to Peter’s family and friends, from the East Coast and the West Coast and all those beautiful places in between.  Welcome parishioners from St. John’s and St. Catherine’s, from St. Paul’s and St.... Continue Reading →

Kitchen of the Kingdom

Year B, Proper 12, John 6:1-21 My grandmother—Amelia Augusta Dunn, or Granny as we called her—was a stubborn, sassy, southern woman who grew up on a farm right outside of Mobile, Alabama.  And goodness did I feel spoiled whenever I visited my Granny.  I remember as a little girl that somehow everything tasted sweeter in her country... Continue Reading →

David: A Complicated Character

Sermon for Year B Proper 6 June 17, 2018 “The LORD does not see as mortals see; they look on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks on the heart.” 1 Samuel 16:7 Growing up I loved the Old Testament heroes and heroines, patriarchs and matriarchs, prophets and judges.  I loved their stories.  Like Abraham, who left his... Continue Reading →

Holy Disruption

A Sermon for Year B, Proper 5 Mark 3:20-35 "The crowd came together again, so that Jesus and his disciples could not even eat. When his family heard it, they went out to restrain him, for people were saying, “He has gone out of his mind!” This week I want you to imagine yourself in... Continue Reading →

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