Last time we were learning about the attempt of Alexander Scott to reintroduce to the Presbyterian Church in Scotland a way of seeing God’s presence as embracing all of…
Listening for the Goodness While there has always been a recognized orthodoxy in the church with those ways of thinking that run contrary to it being discredited, it remains for…
The Meaning of Blessing   Blessing is a common feature of Christian worship. We conclude our services of worship with a commissioning but also with a benediction or blessing. Blessing…
St. Paul’s Church, Winchester Sunday, May 3, 2015   “Staying Connected”   Today’s gospel lesson from John is all about staying connected – staying connected to the one who gives…

ReciproCare in Mission

April 26, 2015
Reciprocare “Is this really a word” Yes it is  it is Latin and means to move back and forth. Other meanings Help each other Interact Interdepend Isn’t this what mission…
We are truly the product of our experiences. For us today our experience of church and even how we express our faith in God is so much shaped by the…

If Clauses

April 12, 2015
Different people describe life differently, but no one will disagree that it’s anything but perfect.  We all believe life can be better if we do this or that or if this…