Our Upper Room: Sermon for the Seventh Sunday of Easter, Year A

Note: This week, I was fortunate to preach this sermon at two parishes: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Anchorage, KY, and St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Signal Mountain, TN. The recording below was a backup in case of technical issues with Sunday morning broadcasts. You can see me preach at St. Luke’s here in a full service of Holy Communion; there is also wonderful solo … Continue reading Our Upper Room: Sermon for the Seventh Sunday of Easter, Year A

Readings for Holy Week

Almighty God, you know that we have no power in ourselves to help ourselves: Keep us both outwardly in our bodies and inwardly in our souls, that we may be defended from all adversities which may happen to the body, and from all evil thoughts which may assault and hurt the soul; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. Continue reading Readings for Holy Week

Week 3 In Lent

Almighty God, you know that we have no power in ourselves to help ourselves: Keep us both outwardly in our bodies and inwardly in our souls, that we may be defended from all adversities which may happen to the body, and from all evil thoughts which may assault and hurt the soul; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. Continue reading Week 3 In Lent

The Daily Office

As people respond to the coronavirus, move into self-isolation or are unable to attend public worship, we experience an increase in time and desire to commune with Jesus Christ. Though we may not be able to worship in person as is most desired, the church has a wealth of spiritual resources for daily prayer in our Book of Common Prayer (also referred to as BCP, … Continue reading The Daily Office