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Blogging Towards Sunday, April 25, 2021

Jeremiah 18:1-7; 1 Samuel 21:1-9 & Matthew 12:1-14 This has been a week of potential breaking and reparations. The guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial shone a light on … Continue reading

April 24, 2021 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, April 18, 2021

Deuteronomy 6:1-25 We’re talking about legacy in this post-Easter and pre-return-to-what-used-to-be-called-normal time. It’s amazing and exhausting that we made it through this year. How will it change us, for it’s … Continue reading

April 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

Presbytery of San Francisco Letter “Instead of Re-Opening…”

To: the churches of the Presbytery of San Francisco Beloved Sisters and Brothers: Instead of Re-opening, perhaps we should see this moment as one of Re-starting. Not just returning to our … Continue reading

April 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, April 11, 2021

John 20: 19-31 & Genesis 12:1-5 Throughout Lent – the season leading from up to Easter, we’ve been talking about the theme of Flourishing. We’re going to continue and deepen … Continue reading

April 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021

John 20:1-18 Throughout Lent – the season leading from up to Easter, we’ve been talking about the theme of Flourishing. We get to the end of Lent, the story of … Continue reading

April 3, 2021 · Leave a comment

Holy Saturday Practice

In the Tomb – Scripture is silent about this day. In terms of silence and solitude, this year has been a time of either feast or famine. You may have … Continue reading

April 3, 2021 · Leave a comment

Good Friday Practice

Arrest | Trial | Crucifixion | John 18:28-19:37 or Mark 15:1-47 Today is the part of the Holy Week Story that is the most troubling. The person who was the … Continue reading

April 2, 2021 · Leave a comment

Easter Sunday Practice

The Empty Tomb | John 20:1-18 or Mark 16:1-20 We are on our tip-toes waiting, looking for the light at the end of the tunnel of the pandemic– for a … Continue reading

April 2, 2021 · Leave a comment

Maundy Thursday Practice 2021

The Last Supper | John 13:1-30 or Mark 14:12-26 We call today “Maundy” Thursday because of the Latin word “mandatum,” which means “commandment.” It reminds us of Jesus’ commandment to … Continue reading

April 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

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