Will we be prophets too?

The Fourth Sunday after Epiphany, Year B   Will you strive for justice and peace among all people, and respect the dignity of every human being? I will with God’s help. BCP p. 305 While I was in seminary (I know, not that long ago) there seemed to be this obsession amongst my professors & classmates with... Continue Reading →

Come & See

The Second Sunday after Epiphany, Year B “Will you proclaim by word and example the Good News of God in Christ?  I will with God’s help.” BCP p. 205 That summer before high school, when I stepped foot on the hallowed grounds of wonderful, wonderful Camp McDowell—the summer camp for the Episcopal Diocese of Alabama—, I was nervous.  I... Continue Reading →


A Sermon for Advent 3 Year B Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11 John 1:6-8, 19-28 Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?... Continue Reading →

Keep the Light on

Sermon for Year A Proper 27 Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25 Matthew 25:1-13 My friends, the past couple of months spent here in Tahoe have been such a blessing for me and for my family.  Everyday I feel abundantly grateful to live in this beautiful place—enjoying early snow showers skimming the nearby peaks; loving the serenity of... Continue Reading →

Love your neighbor… and yourself

Sermon for Year A Proper 25 Matthew 22:34-46, NRSV It would be great if human beings were great at being human, And if all of humankind were made up of kind women and kind men. It would be wonderful if common knowledge was knowledge commonly known, And if the light from being enlightened into every... Continue Reading →

Fry Bread from Heaven

Sermon for Year A Proper 20; Exodus 16:2-15, NRSV When I signed up to take nine high school youth on a Confirmation pilgrimage just this past August, only a little over a month ago, I had no idea how much I would be fed on the journey, on our cross-country travel to Navajoland.  I had... Continue Reading →

The Guest List

A sermon for Year A Proper 23; Matthew 22:1-14 Having been a bride only shortly over a year ago, for me the most difficult part of the planning process, was not picking the dress, or the cake, or the music, but it was actually hand selecting who would be invited to my wedding.  Nate and... Continue Reading →

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