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Sixth Sunday in Easter

Today’s gospel reading is part of a long conversation Jesus had with his disciples. In the book of John, it’s known as Jesus’s “Farewell Discourse.” And, this final conversation began with Jesus washing his disciples’ feet, it continued with last Sunday’s reading reminding us of the new commandment to love all people, and just before today’s reading two disciples ask Jesus some questions. Today, we got Jesus’s response to a third question…

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Fifth Sunday in Easter

One of the most misunderstood books of the Bible is the final book. Some call the book “Revelations,” but its actual title is Revelation (singular). Many think it predicts the future; however, its imagery speaks more broadly about struggles among evil. And, most preachers simply ignore it, choosing the easier route with the Gospels. Yet, today’s reading from Revelation is deeply intertwined with our Gospel reading, and it’s too good to skip…

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Fourth Sunday in Easter

It has been a joy to be your vicar this year. I have so appreciated you welcoming me into this place and sharing your life with me as I have moved through my final year of seminary. I have been blessed by your stories, your passion, and your faithful wondering together about how God is calling you to be a part of God’s mission in the world…

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