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May

24

Day of Pentecost – John Brittingham

Ezekiel 37.1-14; Psalm 104.24-34,35b; Acts 2:1-21; John 15.26-27, 16.4b-15
There is a trope in pop music that often gets tossed around when functionally unemployed sonic vagabonds attempt to be profound. When pining after the object of one’s affection has become stale, or when engaging in the character assassination of said crush [...]

May

17

Ascension Of The Lord – Zach DiMiele

Acts 1:1-11; Psalm 93; Ephesians 1:15-23; Luke 24:44-53
Imagine opening your eyes to see an explosion of primary colors—blues and yellows mostly. You notice a blinding patch of light in the middle. As your eyes begin to adjust to the brilliant light you begin to detect the warm colors suffusing the peripheries [...]

May

03

Abiding & Loving—But How? – Judy Cox

Acts 8:26-40; Psalm 22:25-31; 1 John 4:7-21; John 15:1-8
Our New Testament texts today feature a key command: abide. Alternative and nuanced translations include: remain, dwell, and make-your-home-in. My favorite (and, not surprisingly, most wordy) is still: actively-stay-in-union-or-communion-with [...]