June 18, 2020

Exodus 19:2-8a

The people spoke to Moses as one – Everything the Lord has spoken we will do.

We haven’t heard from the Hebrew bible in a long time. In the unchartered frontier of regular online worship – trying to follow rubrics and with the reality of attention individu...

This is the full 30 minute Morning Prayer service. The sermon begins at approx. 21:00. 

Good morning.  It is good to be here.  I am grateful to be able to see you in the eyes of my heart – that brings tremendous joy.  And it hurts. It is hard. 

There is j...

April 28, 2020

Good Shepherd is continuing to serve our various ministries responsibly. Last week Arianne+ shared with the vestry that the church had an abundance of toilet paper and cleaning supplies in stock that were going unused since the church is closed. The vestry agreed to do...

April 26, 2020

The sermon starts at about minute 8:30. The gospel text is Luke 24:13-35

It’s good to be with you this morning. Good to come together even if we can’t really be together. Good to hear the word of God. Good to pray. Good to sing. Good to hear recite the psalms, ancient p...

April 14, 2020

“Do not be afraid,” the angel says, “I know that you are looking for Jesus – but he is not here.” (Matthew 28:1-10) The gospel/sermon begins at 7:14 in the video below.

Last year on Easter Sunday – the headline of the Baltimore Sun proclaimed “Superbowl Sunday for churc...

April 2, 2020

This morning we hear from Paul's letter, "Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds." (Romans 12:2)

Do you remember Romper Room? I remember watching the 'teacher' in the show hold up a mirror and say, "I see Amy, I see Charlie,...

March 24, 2020

   If, just a few weeks ago, you had told me that I didn't have to go to any more meetings where everyone present felt the need to express an opinion on every subject or, that I didn't need to go to some social gathering where I was expected to make small talk with peo...

March 22, 2020

“What do we do to perform the works of God?” the disciples asked Jesus

“This is what you must do,” Jesus answered – “have faith”

That’s what we just heard (John 6:27-40). When Jesus says – believe in me – that means – have faith. Living our faith. That is godly work. Esp...

March 3, 2020

Our temptations are not Jesus’ temptations, but from the garden to the wilderness, one method of the Tempter is the same.

The Tempter – or Accuser – wants us to believe that our satisfaction with who we are – our contentment with the way things are lies outside of...

February 23, 2020

Jesus reveals his divine light. A sign of his true nature and an encouragement for us to reveal our true nature, too.  "God became human so that we might become divine." Iranaeus, 2 CE

Today is the last Sunday after the Epiphany. The close of the variable season of...

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