Posts from March 2022

Posts from March 2022

Mystify Me

As I mentioned on Sunday,much of our society is built around dualistic thinking. Good – EvilRighteous – WickedHot – ColdIn – OutSaved – CondemnedRight – Wrong It is natural for us to talk and think in this way.It is normal to understand things in light of their opposites.We are beings who are constantly evaluating the world that we live in.We are curious.We like to define who we are and where we are.And much of the time,this is in direct contrast…

Not Forgetting Where We Have Been

Remembering is the key to life.From the time we are infants and all throughout the rest of our lives, being able to remember is the key to successfully navigating life. When we are toddlers, we learn to walk.We have to remember this throughout our life. When we are toddlers, we learn to speak.We have to remember this throughout our life. When we are a young child,we learn how to do math, read, spell and develop social skills.We have to remember…

Use of the Common Cup

The use of the Common Cup during the Eucharist is a significant piece of this central sacrament of the Church. Theologically, it speaks to our oneness; to our common faith and access to this faith through the sacrifice of Jesus. Paul writes of this to the Ephesians, “Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were…

The Sincerest Form of Flattery

When my oldest was about 3, he was my buddy.By buddy, I mean that he went everywhere that I went…I had to be careful I didn’t run him over if I was in a hurry in the house. If I was working in the yard, he was working in the yard.If I was working in the house, he was working in the house.If I liked broccoli, he liked broccoli.My buddy. Like the child’s doll jingle from the mid-eighties: “My buddy,…

Chalice Bearer Volunteer Request

Since we will be needing Chalice Bearers again to help with the Common Cup during the Sunday Morning Eucharist (more information to follow on that in the next few days), we are looking for volunteers to be a part of the altar party. If you would like to volunteer, please click the “I want to volunteer” button to email the church office. Thank you.