Archive for June 2020

When the Dominant Story is Unjust

062120 Pentecost 3  Genesis 21:8-21; Matthew 10:24-39   Our country is going through a much-needed moment of reflecting on who we are and what we value. I’ve said before that we have failed to confess and repent of our original sins as a nation – the massacre of the native peoples of this land, and…

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Cuando la historia dominante es injusta

062120 Pentecostés 3 Génesis 21:8-21; Mateo 10:24-39   Este país está pasando por un momento de reflexión muy importante sobre quiénes somos y qué valoramos. No se ha confesado y arrepentido de los pecados originales de la nación: la masacre de los pueblos nativos y la importación de esclavos de África. Si bien el país…

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A Radical Hospitality of Compassion 

061420 Pentecost 2  Genesis 18; Matthew 9:35-10:8, 14-22   I’ve always tried to connect my sermons to what is going on in the world and in our lives. But for the past three months, it’s become more intense, as COVID-19 spread far and wide, with public health and economic impacts previously unimagined. In the last…

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Hospitalidad radical de compasión

061420 Pentecostés 2  Génesis 18; Mateo 9: 35-10: 8, 14-22   Siempre trato de conectar mis sermones con lo que está sucediendo en el mundo y en nuestras vidas. En los últimos tres meses, se ha vuelto más intenso, viendo el COVID-19 extenderse por todas partes, e impactar la salud pública y la económía en…

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White Fragility Book Study

Join our book study on Saturdays at 4:00 pm on Zoom. For seven Saturdays (except July 4) we will gather on Zoom to study the book, White Fragility, by Robin Diangelo.   All are welcome to this timely study about racism and its relationship to the domination of white institutions in western culture. People of…

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Trinity Sunday Very Good or Very Bad?

060720  Genesis 1; Psalm 8; Matthew 28:16-20   Prayer: May the words of my mouth… Believe it or not, it was only last Monday that the President had peaceful protesters gassed and pelleted so he could hold up a Bible in front of St. John’s Episcopal Church. So much has happened since then. What a…

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Domingo de la Trinidad ¿Muy bueno o muy malo?

060720  Génesis 1; Salmo 8; Mateo 28: 16-20   Créanlo o no, ha pasado menos de una semana desde que el presidente ordenó que los manifestantes pacíficos fueran atacados por militares para que él pudiera tomar una foto sosteniendo una Biblia frente a la Iglesia Episcopal de San Juan. Ha pasado mucho más desde entonces.…

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