Two Sundays ago, on our Homecoming Sunday (when we bounced back to church), I read a poem from the Christian poet Rainer Maria Rilke who prayed, “May what I do flow from me like a river, no forcing and no holding back, the way it is with children.” I invited us to live our lives […]Read More The Ever-Giving Flow of Divine Generosity
Today we gather as the elected leaders of Christ Church Eureka parish to pray together, to break bread, to laugh, to play and to listen to each other and to be guided by the Holy Spirit among us as we begin to articulate a mission statement for the church. God has chosen each of us […]Read More Homily for Vestry Retreat and Feast of St. Cyprian and James Chisholm
Readings for the 16th Sunday after Pentecost (Year B Track 2) Isaiah 35:4-7a Psalm 146 James 2:1-17 Mark 7:24-37 This sermon was preached at Christ Episcopal Church in Eureka CA on September 9, 2018. “For waters shall break forth in the wilderness, and streams in the desert; the burning sand shall become a pool, and the […]Read More Ephphatha – Be Opened!