Focus!

The readings for the 26th Sunday of Ordinary Time are: Numbers 11:4-6, 10-16, 24-29; Psalm 19:7-4; Mark 9:38-50.

We worshiped outdoors today with our neighbors during the Chestnut Hill Fall for the Arts Festival. Please excuse the breezy noises in the microphone as you listen to Pastor Jay’s sermon here:

May God’s Love lift you and draw you out into abundant life this day and always.

The Responsibility and the Vulnerability of Welcome…

The Readings for the 25th Sunday of Ordinary Time are: Jeremiah 11:18-20; Psalm 54; James 3:13-4:3, 7-8a; Mark 9:30-37.

You can listen to Pastor Jay’s sermon here:

(Forgive him, the microphone wasn’t properly connected at first, stick-it-out, the mic is fixed just a few moments after the sermon begins…it’s still worth the listen).

May God Bless You This Week!

Foolishness.

The readings for Holy Cross Day are: Numbers 21:4b-9; Psalm 98 (We sang Joy to the World, Isaac Watts’ versionĀ  of Psalm 98); I Corinthians 1:18-24; John 3:13-17.

You can listen to Pastor Jay’s sermon here:

P.S. Break out the basil! Tradition holds that St Helena, mother of Constantine, found the relic of the True Cross on a hill covered by sweet basil…and it continues to be tradition to eat it on Holy Cross Day today.