Surrounded By Angels

A few years ago, a film came out called, City of Angels, starring Meg Ryan and Nicholas Cage. It’s truly a wonderful movie, filled with people going about their lives, unknowingly surrounded by angels. There are angels listening to their thoughts, guiding their...

A Song of Joy

Luke 2:21-32 (NRSV) Whenever I allow myself to get in touch with the real heart of Christmas, beyond all the colored lights and tinsel, I find it overwhelming. The birth of Christ runs so counter to the world’s usual expectations that I hardly know how to respond....

Let It Be

Luke 1:26-38 (NRSV) I’ve always understood that to be a cultured person you had to have at least a passing acquaintance with the world of art. Mostly, by that standard, I’m not very cultured. I know a little bit, just about enough to fake my way through a cocktail...

Sing It Zechariah

A Sermon by Barbara Papagian Luke 1:67-72 (NRSV) Thank you, Ethan. Ethan just read a part of the Song of Zechariah for us and toward the end of the sermon I will read the rest of it with a little help from my friend, Adam. The Song of Zechariah is found in Luke along...