It’s SnowMing!

Holy Jesus, give us such awareness that we might know the glory of your presence and never be so bored, complacent, or afraid that we fail to live into the wonder-filled life you have given to us. Amen. “Oh wow! Look, Daddy—it’s snowming! It’s snowming!” – that’s...

Water into Wine

I have been invited to co-officiate the wedding of Emily Crutcher and Adam Hall at Duke Chapel on Saturday, February 12th – Lord willing. This will be my first wedding of 2022, and I am excited because Emily is about as kind a soul as one could ever meet, and she has...

Remember Your Baptism

Blessed Jesus, thank you for joining our humanity and being in solidarity with all that we are. As you got in line with us, help us to also get in line with you and one another. Amen. I have been thinking a lot lately about my baptism that happened when I was 12 years...

The Road to Somewhere

This Sunday, we will celebrate Epiphany at our church. The gospel reading is always the story of the magi or wise men who travelled a great distance to visit Jesus. Contrary to Christmas greeting cards and pageant stories, many Biblical scholars suggest that those...

In-Person Worship & COVID Update

I have spent the past few days closely monitoring news of the rapidly spreading Omicron variant and its impact in our city and country. With this in mind, we will be canceling the in-person Christmas Eve service for the safety and well-being of our staff and...

Real People, Real Life, Real Faith

Holy Jesus, help us to take our place at the center of your love and to see the impossible as not only possible, but already done. When I get past the romanticism of the Christmas narratives, I see Mary, Joseph, Elizabeth and Zechariah as real people living in a real...