Online Worship: Humanity Sunday (Season of Creation)

“It’s too peopley out there.” Phrases like this were popular before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, but now they can mean a situation is too crowded for comfort, or that one’s faith in humanity is being shaken. In our readings today, God calls humanity to turn away from “peopley” things like domination and unbridled power and […]

Online Worship: Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost—Hearts and Hands

What’s the point of tradition? Often it signifies who’s IN and who’s OUT. When the Pharisees needle Jesus because some of his followers don’t ritually wash their hands, Jesus explains that what comes out of your heart is the most important thing. Tradition that comes from God should foster relationship…not prevent it. This worship service […]