This Saturday night we will celebrate our 3rd St. Patrick’s day dinner. Please join us for this special time of food, celebration, and learning about one of our most missional of forebears. We’ll have Irish music playing as we eat good Irish food, or at least, good food. I look forward to seeing you there.…Details
Lent is a time of repentance, a time of reflection and, in addition, it is a time of waiting. Last week’s Psalm reading (Ps. 27) ends with the injunction, “Wait upon the Lord.” This week’s Psalm extols God for his promise of deliverance, it is a Psalm of praise and full of joy. But the…Details
As we move toward this second week of Lent I want to encourage you to increase the amount of time you spend reflecting on Scripture. Do this throughout your day. Take time earlier in the day, over your lunch hour and in the evening. Remember, Lent is not about removing things from our lives but…Details
This Wednesday night, Ash Wednesday, marks the beginning of Lent. Lent is a perfect time to step back, reflect upon one’s relationship with God, and renew that same relationship through repentance and fasting. Lent is not merely a time to subtract certain things from our life but it is also a time to add. Adding…Details
The season of Lent will soon be upon us. Lent begins with the observance of Ash Wednesday, a service designed around the themes of repentance and preparation. The Lenten season was intended as a forty day season of preparation for one’s baptism on Easter morning. Today Christians observe Lent as means of deepening their dependence…Details
Theology Pub is this Wednesday starting at 5PM, upstairs, at the River City Brewery in Old Town. The question for this week is: What are some examples of God’s Kingdom coming? Inside the church and outside.
Psalm • Psalm #71 Old Testament • Jeremiah 1:4-10 Gospel • Luke 4:21-32 New Testament • I Corinthians 14:12b-20 The Old Testament reading for last week, Nehemiah 8, tells the story of Ezra having the Law read aloud for all the Israelites upon their return from exile. This public reading took place because the people,…Details