Reading the Will: Ninth Sunday after Pentecost 2023

Reading the Will: Ninth Sunday after Pentecost 2023

In the gospel reading for this Sunday, the author talks about “an inheritance that is imperishable,” or it is like something you might find in a will.  And we do something like reading a will every Sunday here in church – we read God’s will so...
Ted Lasso & Teamwork: Eighth Sunday after Pentecost 2023

Ted Lasso & Teamwork: Eighth Sunday after Pentecost 2023

For the last Sunday in our series based on the TV comedy Ted Lasso, Aliyah and Amanda step in to speak about how Kindness is . . . a team effort to pass along to younger generations. Our texts recognize that our faith begins with our response to God’s love, which...
Ted Lasso & Curiosity: Seventh Sunday after Pentecost 2023

Ted Lasso & Curiosity: Seventh Sunday after Pentecost 2023

Week 2 of a worship series about kindness based on the popular TV comedy show, Ted Lasso. Our theme on Sunday is: Kindness is . . . accepting people exactly as they are. So often, we make judgments about those around us without understanding the circumstances of their...
Ted Lasso & Potential: Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

Ted Lasso & Potential: Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

Week 1 of a new worship series about kindness based on the popular TV comedy show, Ted Lasso. Our theme on Sunday is Kindness is . . . helping people be their best selves. Recognizing there is violence and division in the world that can sometimes feel overwhelming, we...
The Risks of Welcome: Fifth Sunday after Pentecost 2023

The Risks of Welcome: Fifth Sunday after Pentecost 2023

Our Gospel reading this week appears to be just three short, straightforward verses about hospitality, but when read closely, offers a challenging message about welcoming prophets, especially when we note that it is paired with a fascinating story from the book of...