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Happy Tears

(A LIT CANDLE IS PLACED ON THE PULPIT)  It doesn’t look like much, does it?  Yeah … I agree.  But this candle represents more than thirty years of my life.  Well, no … that’s not exactly right.  The candle represents one particular day each year for each of the last thirty-plus years of my life. …

Saints for All

New Day Sermonall Saints Sunday The saints we cherish are a far bigger community that simply those we have loved who have died in this world. We who still walk the earth are all “living saints” too. Join us for a broader consideration of “sainthood” as we engage some voices from the past who have…

Rev. Craig Ross
Tempered Strength

If I asked you to list ten words that describe you, would “meek” be on the list?  My guess is that it would not.  It probably would not make a list of one hundred words you would compile.  I’m not sure when I have last heard the word “meek” used in conversation.  But it has…

Rev. Craig Ross
All Saints’ Sunday Worship Preview

 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.  “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.  “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. All Saints celebrates the baptized people of God,…