The past two weeks have been difficult for our country. It has opened up wounds and showcased the divisiveness of our politics. People on both sides of the fence demean and degrade the other side. Many of us surround ourselves in “echo chambers,” where we only hear opinions that support our own beliefs.
This runs counter to God’s call to … Read the rest
Today is Pentecost, which marks the coming of the Holy Spirit unto the disciples, empowering them to spread the word of God across nations.
Although we celebrate Pentecost every year, many of us feel like we have few – if any – “Pentecostal moments” — that inspiration of the Holy Spirit. In order for these moments to happen, Luke tells … Read the rest
One With God and With One Another
Sermon by The Rev. Lisa Caine
June 1, 2014
Acts 1:6-14, John 17:1-11
In the gospel of John, Jesus spends his last evening with his disciples speaking with them about what he has taught them and what they can expect in the future. He calls them his friends, and he urges them to … Read the rest