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Interdependence Day

Homily for Proper 9, Year B
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Called Forward

Homily for Proper 5, Year BSt. Mark’s Episcopal ChurchRichmond, VA Lectionary Readings: 1 Samuel 8:4-11, (12-15), 16-20, (11:14-15)Psalm 1382 Corinthians 4:13-5:1Mark 3:20-35 This week we step out of the changing, multi-colored liturgical seasons of Advent, Christmas, Lent and Easter and … Continue reading

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Revealing

Homily for the Third Sunday in Lent, Year BSt. Mark’s Episcopal ChurchVirtual Worship in a Time of Pandemic Texts: Exodus 20:1-17 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 John 2:13-22 Media Reference: https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2019/02/20/691298594/the-power-of-martin-luther-king-jr-s-anger Sometimes, when I’m working with a group and we encounter something … Continue reading

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Lent within Lent within

Reflections on recognizing and keeping a holy lent in 2021. Continue reading

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Ready to Follow

Homily for the Third Sunday after the Epiphany, Year BSt. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Richmond VAVirtual Worship in a Time of Pandemic Link to Lectionary Texts referenced: Mark 1:1-20 Give us grace, O Lord, to answer readily the call of our … Continue reading

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Reflections on Mary

Homily for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, Year B St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Richmond VA (virtual worship in the time of pandemic) Scripture Readings Referenced: Luke 1:26-38 Canticle 15 For the record, I want to say that I’d like Dorothy … Continue reading

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Love God, Love Your Neighbor

Homily for Proper 25, Year A preached at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Richmond VA (virtual worship in a time of pandemic) Lessons: Deuteronomy 34:1-12Psalm 90:1-6, 13-171 Thessalonians 2:1-8Matthew 22:34-46 It was a sweltering hot July Sunday in Texas when I … Continue reading

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Water in the Wilderness

Lectionary Readings: Exodus 17:1-7Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16Philippians 2:1-13Matthew 21:23-32 I went through a phase in my childhood, like a lot of children do, where I was fascinated with magic tricks. You know the kind I mean…the secret slight-of-hand things that you … Continue reading

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Fires and Faith

Homily for Proper 17 Year A

Seeing God in the fires of this world, and having faith to step boldly into our call. Continue reading

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Fight, Flight or Feast

Homily for Proper 13, Year A St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Richmond, Virginia August 2, 2020: Virtual Worship in a Time of Pandemic Lectionary Readings: Genesis 32:22-31 Psalm 17:1-7,16 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21 As the days stretch into weeks, and the … Continue reading

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