Confirmation: "I Believe" Statements

On Monday, April 15, our Confirmation class gathered for a celebratory dinner with their families. At the end of our meal, our confirmands each stood up and shared their statements of faith. They'd been working on these statements throughout our time together in Confirmation class. Please take a moment to read through their statements, included below, and say a prayer for them as they continue their journey of faith. Tristan Burk Who am I? Well I am a funny and kind boy who loves to play outside, and I like to sometimes spend time with my friends. I am currently going to Mays Chapel Elementary School. I have just started Lacrosse and I am loving it! I have two dogs that mean the world to me.

Butterflies and Beginnings

On the first day of the week, at early dawn, the women who had come with Jesus from Galilee came to the tomb, taking the spices that they had prepared...when they went in, they did not find the body. While they were perplexed about this, suddenly two men in dazzling clothes stood beside them. The women were terrified and bowed their faces to the ground, but the men said to them, "Why do you look for the living among the dead? (Luke 24) The first celebrations of Easter weren’t inside the sanctuary but began, as some still do, outside the church after a long night of vigil. The gathered greeting the new day, the light of Christ at early dawn. If you're ever up that early it can be a precious t

Game of Thrones

Yes, Easter is coming. And one week out on Palm Sunday, we compress the story of Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem with the passion story of Jesus' betrayal, trial and crucifixion. While I doubt it is as anticipated as the "Game of Thrones" premier tonight, I'm sure I'm not the only preacher proclaiming that on Palm Sunday we have the real deal. The story of the battle between good and evil is perennial, found in poem, myth and epics through the centuries. I anticipate that GOT will inevitably show a battle scene with dragons, fire and millions of dollars worth of shock and awe in the final showdown. When we write the story of good triumphing, that tends to be how we do it. That is how

Radical Reconciliation

On the night of Nov 14, 1940, the Luftwaffe(the Nazi airforce) bombed Coventry, England. Coventry is a medieval city, long known for its beautiful gothic cathedral. The Luftwaffe bombed the city all through the night and much of the city burned - including the cathedral. The next morning, as the cathedral leadership assessed the damage, they quickly decided that they needed to rebuild. But they were clear: the would rebuild, not as an act of defiance, but as a prayer for hope and forgiveness. A stonemason found pieces of roof timbers that had fallen - charred and broken - in the shape of a cross. So they assembled an altar of rubble above the spot where the former altar had been. They put th

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