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Oh, Those Kiddos

The wolf shall live with the lamb, the leopard shall lie down with the kid, the calf and the lion and the fatling together, and a little child shall lead them. Isaiah 11:6 So … I get a crazy idea as I’m writing a puppet show script for the preschool this week.  (Admittedly, the fact…

When Love Shows Up

Our Gospel reading includes one of the most well known and cherished Bible verses of all time. In 27 words, the message of God’s good news…the entirety of God’s work in Jesus is shared. It usually takes me much more than 27 words to say anything of value. And yet here is the story of…

Lent 2 Worship Preview

So don’t be so surprised when I tell you that you have to be ‘born from above’—out of this world, so to speak. You know well enough how the wind blows this way and that. You hear it rustling through the trees, but you have no idea where it comes from or where it’s headed…

The Covenants of Lent – part 2

This article is a continuation of a series (beginning with part one) which looks to explore how God is at work among God’s people from the lens of the prescribed old testament readings from the Revised Common Lectionary. Making promises, providing in times of need, and raising up leaders from unexpected places all feature in…

Safe Church and the Coronavirus

You might be wondering how St. Peter’s is responding to concerns about the coronavirus and the flu this season. The Safe Church task force offers some recommendations on ways we can be church together. In order to help prevent transmission of the flu, colds and other viruses, the Safe Church task force has purchased 4…

Desk Detritus

Last week, the computer mouse on my desk mysteriously fell between the desk and the wall in my office.  By “mysteriously”, I mean “was thrown against the wall in frustration over an uncooperative website form I was trying to fill out.”  My desk weighs the equivalent of a mid-sized rhinoceros, so usually things go there…

In the Wilderness

Everyone has had a wilderness experience or two … or ten.  They are a part of life … they build character … the hard way.As a kid, the only bicycle I had to ride up through my early teens … was my sister’s hand-me-down bike.  It was blue, at least … and not pink with…

Lent 1 Preview

“But he answered, “It is written, ‘One does not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’ Matthew 4:2 Today’s gospel tells of Jesus’ temptation in the desert. His forty-day fast becomes the basis of our Lenten pilgrimage. In the early church Lent was a time of intense preparation…