CategoryDevotions

Words of devotion shared by our rostered leaders and guests.

Devotions @ Home

Here is the next edition of Devotions@Home a daily selection of readings for personal study which respond to the previous Sunday and lead us to the coming Sunday. Set within a short prayer service, this may be a new way to cultivate a habit of reading the Bible for a few minutes each day. Feel…

Covid Discipleship

I spend the morning mostly alone in my office at church, where I type, read a commentary in preparation for the Sunday sermon, answer emails, and participate in a mercifully short Zoom meeting.  The time passes quickly.  I have a couple of cups of coffee which springs me from the solitary confinement of my office,…

Devotions @ Home

Here is the next edition of Devotions@Home a daily selection of readings for personal study which respond to the previous Sunday and lead us to the coming Sunday. Set within a short prayer service, this may be a new way to cultivate a habit of reading the Bible for a few minutes each day. Feel…

Second Grade Teachers

I’m standing behind my grandson, watching his iPad screen over his shoulder.  The picture that heads today’s devotion is not what I saw … but put the kiddos in a Zoom screen and it could have been.  I was watching his 2nd grade math class as he Zoomed in from our home.  His mom’s friend…

Devotions @ Home

Here is the next edition of Devotions@Home a daily selection of readings for personal study which respond to the previous Sunday and lead us to the coming Sunday. Set within a short prayer service, this may be a new way to cultivate a habit of reading the Bible for a few minutes each day. Feel…

The Eyes of St. Francis

If you have men who will exclude any of God’s creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.   –Francis of Assisi (circa 1182-1226) Compassion and pity are not the soup of the day in the social buffet that is life in America these…

Devotions @ Home

Here is the next edition of Devotions@Home a daily selection of readings for personal study which respond to the previous Sunday and lead us to the coming Sunday. Set within a short prayer service, this may be a new way to cultivate a habit of reading the Bible for a few minutes each day. Feel…

Right Before My Eyes

For I know that my Redeemer lives, and that at the last he will stand upon the earth; and after my skin has been thus destroyed, then in my flesh I shall see God. Job 19:25-26 I’m making a communion visit yesterday with one of our church members under hospice care.  She has led a…

Faithful Tardigrades

For in hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what is seen? ~~ Romans 8:24, NRSV Are you a Cosmos fan?  Will you watch the new “Possible Worlds” premier (Season 3 of the Cosmos franchise) on Fox tonight?  (Maybe you already caught it on the Nat. Geo. Channel where it has aired…