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

September 29, 2018 Saint Michael and All Angels

Genesis 28:10–17, Psalm 103:19–22, Revelation 12:12–17, John 1:47–51

The Rev’d Dr. Jeffrey S. F. Nelson+

 In the name of Jesus. Amen.

The story from the Hebrew Scriptures for this feast of Saint Michael and All Angels is a familiar one. Jacob, on the run after cheating his brother Esau out … Continue reading