Advent two is personified by the voice of John the Baptist calling for repentance and readiness, themes in nearly all of Sunday’s hymns, especially in the hymns, “On Jordan’s bank” and “Prepare the way, O Zion.” When we sing Advent h... Read More ›
The days are surely coming, says Jeremiah.No kidding, you say. It seems as though the days have been coming for some time now. This year, Amazon emailed me last week to let me know that Black Friday deals had already begun. No need to wait for Tha... Read More ›
What Does the Kingdom of God Look Like?
Advent Quiet Day Saturday, December 12, 2015 10am until 3pmTake a break during this hectic season. Join us as we listen and respond to the news of Christ’s coming, through art and other means.Lunch and ar... Read More ›
Sunday, December 6, 2015Mt. Lebanon PercussionHoliday Bells, Mallets and Drums4:00 PMCome see Mt. Lebanon High School’s very own Percussion Ensemble at 4:00. The concert will be called “Holiday Bells, Mallets and Drums” and will feature th... Read More ›
We are part of the Jesus movement. The Episcopal Church is a branch of the Jesus movement, and St. Paul’s is one of the outposts.
Most of you know that we have a new Presiding Bishop. Michael Curry was elected to serve a nine-year term at this ... Read More ›
Our passage this morning is one about hope.
And I am glad it is, as God only knows that our world could use the confidence that hope brings at this hour, especially our sisters and brothers in Paris.
Hope has never been as popular as its other s... Read More ›
Our outreach efforts are year-round, however, Christmas is a particularly appropriate time to consider the needs of others! There are so many ways to help - but take note of the dates! Many gifts are due SOON so that there is t... Read More ›
We’ve had some fun with the title of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Cantata 100 , "Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan" III (What God does is well done). What God does is not always well done, often it is rare but never medium. This Cantata is the third ... Read More ›
Proper 27 year B
When you look carefully, you realize that this is a rather strange passage of Scripture to use for a stewardship sermon.
No, really. Did you listen carefully?
I say this, because ironically, this – known as the stor... Read More ›