Monthly Archives: May, 2012

Revelation

This is from the Brother, Give Us a Word series from the SSJE: Presume that God’s revelation is happening all along the way, not just in “sacred” moments but in every moment, every day. Practice attentiveness. -Br. Curtis Almquist (This was taken from a sermon on June 9, 2009 when the community was remembering St. …

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Prayers from Northumbria

As the rain hides the stars, as the autumn mist hides the hills, happenings of my lot hide the shining of Thy face from me. Yet, if I may hold Thy hand in the darkness, it is enough; since I know that, though I may stumble in my going, Thou dost not fall. Alistair Maclean …

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More Preparation for Pentecost

The Psalm for Sunday: Psalm 104:25-35,37  Benedic, anima mea O LORD, how manifold are your works! * in wisdom you have made them all; the earth is full of your creatures. Yonder is the great and wide sea with its living things too many to number, * creatures both small and great.There move the ships, …

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Sermon Notes- July 24, 2012

Year B- Pentecost 4-Proper 7 1 Samuel 17:(1a , 4-11, 19-23), 32-49 Psalm 9:9-20 (UMH 744) 2 Corinthians 6:1-13 Mark 4:35-41 This week’s texts are great for the storytellers among us.  The first lesson is the story of David and Goliath, and the Gospel Lesson has Jesus asleep on a boat in a storm.  The Old …

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Preparing for Pentecost

I will be preaching from the Acts reading on Sunday, but the rest of the lessons work toward a complete look at the festival.  Today, the Gospel: John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 Jesus said to his disciples, “When the *Advocate comes, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth who comes from …

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Journeying with Hilda

I have recently returned to the resources of the Northumbria Community as a source of devotion.  I discovered a booklet that many in the community have been using during the Easter season–Follow the Example In the Right Place-A range of resources for following the Hild Liturgy. It is a great collection of writings and prayers …

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