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Being present where we are – reflection and sermon from 10/13/19

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We pray you are well as fall settles down in Southside. We have been blessed with nice weather and some much-needed rain around Suffolk; not a lot but enough to turn the yard green. It’s hard to believe we’re almost at the middle of October and are about 10 weeks from the end of the […]

How did we get here? – reflection and sermon from 10/6/19

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Blessings on the observation of the Feast Day of St. Francis. Sadly, today we didn’t have a visit from Dante – his humans were indisposed. But that’s okay, because we still celebrated God’s creation. It’s not comparable but we did rewelcome our family with a lovely young girl who is more active now than 4 […]

Change leads to renewal by God – reflection and sermon from 9/29/19

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Greetings from the revenge of Summer in Chuckatuck. October is just around the corner and it feels (and looks) like July outside. Haze, humidity, and general YUCK! But we celebrated in worship today none the less. It was a blessing to share space at God’s table and to fellowship over a lunch, pasta casserole, bread, […]

Prayer leads change – reflection and sermon from 9/22/19

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I send greetings from Chuckatuck on the first full day of fall – a wonderful time to be at St. John’s. Much has transpired over the past few days as we pray for our bishop-elect, the Rev. Susan Haynes. There is much to do between now and her consecration but her election helps us usher […]

Without hope we have nothing – reflection and sermon from 9/15/19

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After a week away it was nice to be back in the pulpit. It appears that Dorian was little more than some wind and rain in Suffolk – and we were lucky. Our prayers are offered for those who are recovering from Dorian and possibly staring down a new storm this weekend. Today was filled […]