Posts from August 2017

Posts from August 2017

Civil Disobedience which changed the world – Sermon 8/27

August 27, 2017 12th Sunday after Pentecost, Year A Exodus 1:8-2:10 The Rev. Carenda Baker What would you think if I were to say to you: “WHAT YOU DO THIS WEEK WILL CHANGE THE WORLD”? Before you make a hasty judgment about this crazy notion, I invite you to just let that statement simmer on the back burner of your minds and hearts for the next few minutes: What I do this week will change the world. Two women once…

Negative Space and God’s yearning: Sermon for 8/13/17

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church The Rev. Barbara Hutchinson Proper 14, Year A August 13, 2017 In art, negative space is defined as the space around and between the subjects of an image. Negative space may be most evident when the space around a subject, not the subject itself, forms an interesting or artistically relevant shape, and such space is occasionally used to create an artistic effect as the “real” subject of an image. The negative space, the empty space, becomes…

Sermon for the Feast of the Transfiguration by Jim Smith

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Mr. Jim Smith The Feast of the Transfiguration August 6, 2017 Good Morning. For those of you who do not know me as well, my name is Jim Smith and in two weeks I will be heading to Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, where I will be pursuing degrees in Geography and International Relations. During my seemingly brief five years at St. Andrews, I have had the pleasure to serve on the Vestry, sing in…