Voices & Echoes (Sunday 12/4/11)

Voices & Echoes Isaiah 40: 1-11, Micah 5: 2-5a, John 1 6-8, 19-28, Luke 1: 26-38   Back when I was en English major, we used to talk about how the texts would speak to each other, across generations and genres.  The idea is that no art or speech or idea is in...

Wait (Worship 11/27 – Advent 1)

Wait Mark 13: 24-37   I was trying to watch a video on Hulu last week.  I guess it had been a while since I’d done that because I was surprised to see that underneath the video I selected, there was a little box with the come-on question “What are you thinking?” ...

Fear and Hope (Worship 11/13 at Fluvanna prison)

Fear and Hope Matthew 25: 14-30   All over the gospels we hear Jesus introduce a parable by saying, “The kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who…” and then he tells a story.  Some of the stories seem like the life we know and understand.  Some of them seem...

Asleep and Awake (Worship 11/6/11)

Asleep and Awake Matthew 25: 1-13     I try to listen carefully whenever Jesus describes the kingdom of heaven.  He’s not describing what heaven is like, as in that “place” we go after we die.  But he is describing how God sees things and how God means for...

The “To Be” List (Worship 10/30/11)

The “To Be” List Matthew 5: 1-12   As I was driving last week, I was introduced to Claudia Folska, a blind dual doctorate student at the University of Colorado in Denver.  She is studying urban design and cognitive science, which she is putting to use in...

“What Belongs to God?” (Sunday 10/16/11)

What Belongs to God? Matthew 22: 15- 22   Here’s what today’s gospel reading reminds me of:   You know how it is when you are in the check out line at the grocery store and you’re thinking, Wow, I put more in the cart than I meant to? Or maybe you’re just...
Weekly Meeting Schedule
  • Sunday
    • 11:00 Morning Worship at Wesley Memorial UMC (next door)
    • 5:00 Sunday Night Worship
  • Thursday
    • 6:00 Thursday Night Dinner
    • 6:45 Forum — Discussion/speaker on a variety of faith topics and student life.
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