Candlelight Homily

It’s quiet isn’t it. I love this service so much. The beautiful music, the sacred stories, the candlelight, all shared in a gathering of dear friends. It’s not any wonder that, for a lot of us, Christmas Eve is the best loved service of the year. It’s a very special...

The Only Begotten

John 3:11-17 (CEB) Today, last in my series on my favorite chants of the Advent Season. Of the Father’s Love Begotten. Once again, this is an ancient piece of music that has a long and fascinating history. It is based on Latin poem “Corde natus,” which was written by...

The Power of Redemption

The claim that Christianity makes for Christmas is that at a particular time and place God came to be with us Himself. When Quirinius was governor of Syria, in a town called Bethlehem, a child was born who, beyond the power of anyone to account for, was the high and...

They Will Call Him Emmanuel

Mark 13:24-33 (CEB) “They will see ‘the Son of Man coming in clouds’ with great power and glory.” This is a passage from Mark that is sometimes referred to as the “little apocalypse.” It is a prophesy about the end of days and the coming of Christ. I find it...

New Member

May the God of steadfastness and encouragement grant you to live in harmony with one another, in accordance with Christ Jesus, so that together you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. Welcome one another, therefore, just as Christ...