A Sermon for St. James Day

Gracious God, take our minds and think through them; take our hands and work through them; take our hearts and set them on fire. Amen.     Today we commemorate St. James the Greater – the patron saint of this parish. Technically St. James Day falls on July 25, so, in order to celebrate it, […]

A Sermon for Trinity Sunday

Gracious God, take our minds and think through them; take our hands and work through them; take our hearts and set them on fire. Amen.     Father, Son, Holy Spirit. Creator, Redeemer, Sustainer. The Holy Trinity. A theological issue that took many years and many arguments to solidify as church doctrine.  One of the […]

A Sermon for Easter Sunday

  Alleluia!  Christ is risen! The Lord is risen indeed!  Alleluia!     There is a practice in the Orthodox tradition to tells jokes at Easter in honor of the joke that Jesus played on death in the resurrection. Don’t stop me if you’ve heard this one before. Sara was a precocious 5 year old.  […]