Messages from 2020

Morning Prayer, August 23, 2020

Please note that there were unforeseen technical difficulties during today’s service, so our livestream is not available. We apologize for the inconvenience. Rev. Alex re-recorded the sermon after the service, and it is posted below. God Bless!

Joseph and the Grace of Redemption

Before moving up here last summer, I lived across the street from an art gallery in Hattiesburg, MS, and one day while walking around the neighborhood, I saw some unfamiliar art in the window. I went inside, and I learned that it was a Japanese form of art called Kintsugi, and it’s a remarkable method of repair…

Nothing Can Separate Us from the Love of Christ

In Romans, St. Paul personifies God’s hidden action during times of transition as a woman in labor.

“We know that the whole creation has been groaning in labor pains until now, and not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the first-fruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly while we wait.”

Reflecting on the birth image, last Sunday we pondered what God might be laboring to birth in the midst of this worldwide pandemic and civil and political unrest.