December 2, 2018 The First Sunday of Advent (C)

Jeremiah 33:14–16, Psalm 25:1–9, 1 Thessalonians 3:9–13, Luke 21:25–36

The Rev’d Dr. Jeffrey S. F. Nelson+

In the name of Jesus, the One who was and who is and who is to come. Amen.

Discernment is the long, slow work of discovering the presence and leading of the Spirit of … Continue reading

November 18, 2018 The Day of Thanksgiving

Joel 2:21–27, Psalm 126, 1 Timothy 2:1–7, Matthew 6:25–33

The Rev’d Dr. Jeffrey S. F. Nelson+

In the Name of Jesus, who is Resurrection and who is Life. Amen.

Thanksgiving Day is one of two secular holidays (the other being Independence Day) that the Prayer Book considers to be “major … Continue reading

November 4, 2018 All Saints’ Sunday (Year B)

Isaiah 25:6–9, Psalm 24, Revelation 21:1–6a, John 11:32–44

The Rev’d Dr. Jeffrey S. F. Nelson+

In the Name of Jesus, who is Resurrection and who is Life. Amen.

In a new poll taken after the horrific shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh last week reveals that roughly 80 … Continue reading