Called at Camp

Scripture: Matthew 4:12-23The Rev. Charles Erb joins us, offering stories of how disciples have been called through the years. Often by the lakeside, often by church camps, always by Jesus.

Called as Saints

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 1:1-9The apostle Paul writes to a divided and dividing church in Corinth, hoping to retell the story of God’s beloved community, and hoping to remind us all that we are all saints when we are united in God’s mutual care for us and calling to us.

Righteous Blessing

Scripture: Matthew 3:13-17As Jesus is baptized in a vision of the Holy Spirit, we might wonder: is this special blessing because of all Jesus will do, or because of all Jesus has been? How can we value the belovedness of each person more than their activity? Can we slow our busy lives enough to make … Read more

Bleak Midwinter: Angels and Archangels

Scripture: Matthew 1:18-25In our Advent and Christmas stories, angels appear in unsettled times with songs of glory and the reminder to, “Be not afraid.” We are called to echo back that song of fearlessness in loving action…