Author Archives: Katie Keenan

Lent – Week Seven

By the Rev. Chuck Treadwell It was good to see you in church last night. And I sure hope to see you all in church today or tonight as well. No, in fact, I expect to see you there. And … Continue reading

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Lent – Week Six

By Rebecca Hall This Sunday’s Epistle reading from Philippians reminds me of sewing. I don’t sew. But years ago I made enough attempts to understand how patterns work. You cut the shape of your garment out of tissue-like paper with … Continue reading

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Lent – Week Five

By the Rev. Katie Wright Puzzles. I am a person who likes puzzles.  Often on vacation there is a big 1,000 piece puzzle set out, and I like to sit and fuss with it.  Finding the edges, sorting by color, … Continue reading

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Lent – Week Four

By Doug Harrison This week’s readings seem almost more like Advent readings than Lenten ones. There is all of this talk about light: How God is our light and how the people who walk in darkness have seen a great … Continue reading

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Lent – Week Three

By Lynn Smith-Henry This year during the Lenten season, I am doing something different for my Lenten Meditations – seeking the Jewish roots of our Christian faith. In this season of meditation and preparation for Holy Week, my thoughts have … Continue reading

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Lent – Week Two

By the Rev. Chad McCall This Sunday will be the second Sunday of Lent.  We aren’t yet halfway through the Lenten season so it is a great time to check in and reflect on your experience so far. How is … Continue reading

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Lent – Week One

By Amy Moehnke Lent is the great reminder to not take ourselves too seriously.  In part this is because Ash Wednesday, the “kick off event” of Lent, centers around the simple but profound reminder that “we are dust and to … Continue reading

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December 24

John 1:3-9, Light By The Rev. Chad McCall My son turned 11 recently, and the morning of his birthday he became somewhat obsessed with knowing the exact time he was born. He wanted to be able to mark the occasion … Continue reading

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December 23

Luke 1:46b-55, Light By Adrian Woods When I think of the light, I often think of a time when as a child I had to go downstairs at night to turn off a light. A light I had left on. … Continue reading

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December 22

John 12:35-36, Light By Peter Hahn Recently, I attended the baptism of a friend’s child. The family was presented with a lighted candle and the words, “Receive the light of Christ.”  I wondered how many times “light” is mentioned in … Continue reading

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