Everyday Shepherd

What does it mean to keep watch? What do we keep watch for, and what shows up? A reminder that even in response to our own ability to keep watch for fear, Jesus comes and breathes peace in the form of the Christ Child. The Rev. Amanda on Christmas Eve. Luke 2:1-70,...

Us the Obstinate, Mary the Willing

On this fourth Sunday of Advent, we continue to ask the question – what is God birthing with us? Reminding ourselves that sometimes we have to get over our own ability to be stubborn to make way for God’s birth within us. Isaiah 7:10-16, Matthew 1:18-25....

I Wanna See John Be Brave

During Advent, we ask, What is God Birthing within us? Perhaps Courage? John the Baptist, Sarah Bareillies, and Youth are our exemplars of courage! Isaiah 35:1-10 James 5:7-10, Matthew 11:2-11, Psalm 146:4-9. The Rev. Amanda Musterman on Advent III. Podcast: Play in...

Burnt Up Hope

The community of Saint Patrick’s sends our prayers to those affected by fires in Tennessee and Kentucky, while searching for signs of hope and life in the darkest, burned up, stumps of our lives. For out of stumps and dead roots, new life shoots up. Isaiah...

Christ’s Nursery

During Advent we prepare to receive Christ in our hearts. What are you doing to prepare? Amanda Musterman Advent 1A. Isaiah 2:1-5, Romans 13:11-14, Matthew 24:36-44, and Psalm 122. Podcast: Play in new window |...