Wednesdays in Lent

Each Wednesday in Lent you are invited to a simple soup supper (6:00PM) and to walk the Stations of the Cross (7:00PM) with us. What is the Way of the Cross? A devotion to the Passion of Christ which recalls a series of events at the end of Jesus’ life from his...

Emmanuel, God is With Us

One of the benefits of being part of a faith community like St. John’s Old Town is that we are honest about what it means to celebrate the holidays together. Yes, there are so many things at this time of year which (are supposed to?) put smiles on our faces. But, in...

Made in Your Image

Preachers are supposed to be people of words. After all, preachers… preach. Every now and then preachers go longer than they should. I am guilty on occasion. But after a week when the news spoke of hate speech that took on the form of pipe bombs in the mail, an...

Summer Travel

Is it just me? Or does it seem like we tend to travel more in the summer months? I know my traveling has increased already. Margaret, the kids, and I were in North Carolina recently as I officiated at my brother’s wedding. A fellow St. John’s parishioner is getting...