Sermons on defining moments

Sermons on defining moments

For a Time Such as This …

I am so often drawn to the BBC period drama, Call the Midwife, which is about a group of nurse midwives working in the East End of London in the late 1950’s and 1960’s. The show is raw, real, and riveting to my heart. The nuns are courageous in their desire to do what is right, to notice and bring God into all situations, whether it is during their beautifully sung Compline or in the filth of tenement apartments where…

“You Feed Them”

One of the gifts of our Episcopal worship is that there is a 3 year cycle to the lessons we read each Sunday. This means that over the long arc of our lives, the stories become familiar, like old friends we delight in visiting again, acknowledging and savoring the fact that it feels like we’re just picking up on an ongoing conversation, without losing a beat. It also means that when we come upon a particular story, we can notice…