Author Archives: Katie Keenan

December 1

Luke 1:67-79, Prepare By Gustavo Hernandez Blessed be the Lord God of our home, our land, and everywhere the sunlight touches, of everything that is revealed and that which is yet to be found, for she has embraced us with … Continue reading

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November 30

Luke 1:5-17, Prepare By Ross Ponder Growing up, I used to hate going to church. It meant clip-on ties, singing old songs, and my parents’ friends bothering me. I knew that I was a cute kid; Mrs. Teegarden didn’t need … Continue reading

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November 29

Malachi 3:1-4, Prepare By Pam O’Conner The promise of the coming of the Messiah is a message of hope and faith as well as fear and judgment. Hope and faith that we grasp as we struggle with the ups and … Continue reading

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November 28

Isaiah 57:14-15, Prepare By Rick Patrick How are we to talk to God, when we are so aware of our weak and sinful condition compared with God’s righteousness  and majesty?  I think that most of us have a hard time … Continue reading

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November 27

Isaiah 40:3-11, Prepare By Janet Sawyer I am not sure that the Prophet Isaiah had what I am reflecting on in mind when he admonished us to “prepare the way of the Lord”.  But I have loved thinking back over … Continue reading

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Thankfulness in Mission

By Winn Philpott  In the weeks leading up to the Missionpalooza trip, I was not very excited. I didn’t really know anyone who was going, and honestly, as much as I love doing service, spending 5+ hours in the hot, … Continue reading

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Join the Pilgrimage to Israel

By Cora Shinaberry I went on the Israel pilgrimage trip with the St. David’s group in June of 2013. It was a life changing event to say the least. All the Bible stories I had learned as a child came … Continue reading

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Bedtime Story Brigade

By Roger Temme Interim Director of Community Engagement I attended my second Bedtime Story Brigade last month at the Salvation Army. At my first one the month before, we had about seven very committed volunteers reading stories, setting up the … Continue reading

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Pledging as a New Step in Faith

As told by Vicki Knipp In the early 80’s, I decided that I wanted my children baptized; I can’t tell you why – I just did. I walked to the closest church to my house in McAllen, Texas, and talked … Continue reading

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I Pledge to Support our Ministries

As told by Mity Myhr My husband and I joined St David’s before we got married in 2000. A cradle Episcopalian who grew up in a historic church, I was instantly attracted to the beautiful building and long history of … Continue reading

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