A postcard from 2nd Sunday after the Epiphany 01/16/22 What will you celebrate? Today the secular world remembers the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. There will be posts on social media, news stories, and speeches that will present Dr. King in black and white photos and film presented alongside his prophetic words. A more … Continue reading Celebration
A postcard from 1st Sunday after the Epiphany 01/09/22 Yardenit Baptismal Site is a baptism site located along the Jordan River in the Galilee region of northern Israel, which is frequented by Christian pilgrims. Photo from November 2015. Who are you? In the season after the Feast of the Epiphany our Sunday readings give a … Continue reading Identity
A postcard from 2nd Sunday after Christmas 01/02/22 Three days left to say "Merry Christmas!" There is something magical about the fact that when I drove to church yesterday morning, I had my sleeves rolled up and no jacket. This morning there is snow on the ground and I am looking for my winter coat. … Continue reading It’s still Christmas! (Part 2)
A postcard from 1st Sunday after Christmas 12/26/21 St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Greensboro, Alabama. The 12 Days of Christmas isn’t just a song, it’s a season! While the rest of the world is packing away the Christmas decorations, we Episcopalians get to keep celebrating Christmas for 12 days. So keep telling folks “Merry Christmas!” Every … Continue reading It’s still Christmas!
A postcard from Christmas Eve 12/24/21 Why Bethlehem? Bethlehem is an ancient city and is the location of the tomb of Rachel, Jacob’s wife. It is where King David’s line begins with Boaz and Ruth. Much of the story of David’s ascension to the throne happens in and around Bethlehem. The prophet Micah identifies Bethlehem … Continue reading Finding our way to Bethlehem