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More Than Words

MORE THAN WORDS Nehemiah 8:1-12 The Rev. Helen Havlik 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time September 9, 2018 School’s in session just about everywhere now, and so we, too, have come to the beginning of our Sunday School year, with classes beginning today. During September,...

Picture This: Heaven’s Joy

PICTURE THIS: HEAVEN’S JOY Luke 15:1-3, 11-24 The Rev. Helen Havlik 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time August 26, 2018 The Prodigal Son Returns The Art of Soichi Watanabe Jesus’ teaching relied on word pictures to help his listeners imagine themselves in the bigger story of...

PICTURE THIS: WHICH NEIGHBOR?

Luke 10:25-37 – The Rev. Helen Havlik – 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time – July 22, 2018 “The Good Samaritan” – Rembrandt When Jesus taught he painted word pictures so his listeners could imagine themselves in the bigger story of God....

PICTURE THIS: DEEP POCKETS

Matthew 25:14-30   –   The Rev. Helen Havlik   –   14th Sunday in Ordinary Time   –   July 8, 2018“St. Francis receiving the Stigmata” – Giotto di Bondone Jesus was a storyteller who painted word pictures to help his listeners...

PICTURE THIS: PRAY HARD

Like 11: 1-13   –   The Re. Helen Havlik  –   11th Sunday in Ordinary Time   –   June 17, 2018 “The Importunate Neighbor” – Eugene Burnand When Jesus told stories – or parables – he painted word pictures to help his...

PICTURE THIS: LAST HIRED

Matthew 20:1-16   –  The Rev. Helen Havlik   –  10th Sunday in Ordinary Time   –   June 10, 2018 “Parable of the Laborers in the Vineyard” – Rembrandt When Jesus told stories—or parables—he painted word pictures to help his...