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What’s it Worth to You?

Matthew 2:13-23 The Rev. Helen Havlik 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time January 19, 2020 Our focus in January and February is discipleship. We can be disciples of anyone, really—some people or groups who attract followers on Facebook or Twitter are worthy of “following.”...

IN THE BEGINNING

Matthew 3:13-17 The Rev. Helen Havlik Baptism of the Lord January 12, 2020 This year between now and Lent, our focus is discipleship. Another word for disciple, of course, is student. Or follower. We can be disciples of anyone, really—some people or groups who attract...

GOD WITH US

Matthew 1:18-25 The Rev. Helen Havlik Christmas 2/Epiphany January 5, 2020 The beginning of a new year is a good time to think about this baby, Jesus, who was born so long ago. Who is he really? What’s the lasting meaning of his life? And what does this mean for us?...

FREE FOR ALL

John 4:1-15     The Rev. Helen Havlik     33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time     November 17, 2019 The greatest commandments as presented by Jesus are easy to remember: “love the Lord your God with all your heart, mind and strength, and your neighbor as yourself.” Which...

WHY ANGELS FLY

Ecclesiastes 3:9-14     The Rev. Helen Havlik      32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time     November 10, 2019 The greatest commandments as presented by Jesus are easy to remember: “love the Lord your God with all your heart, mind and strength, and your neighbor as yourself.”...

IT IS WHAT IT IS

Luke 7:36-48     The Rev. Helen Havlik     31st Sunday in Ordinary Time     November 3, 2019 Jesus said the greatest commandments are: “love the Lord your God with all your heart, mind and strength, and your neighbor as yourself.” Easy to remember—but what does it...

Well, This is Awkward

Luke 8:40-48 The Rev. Helen Havlik     –     30th Sunday in Ordinary Time     –     October 27, 2019 Jesus said the greatest commandments are: “love the Lord your God with all your heart, mind and strength, and your neighbor as yourself.” Love God, love...

LOVING OUR (ACTUAL) NEIGHBORS

Matthew 22:34-36     The Rev. Helen Havlik      27th Sunday in Ordinary Time                      October 6, 2019 We might not be able to recite the Ten Commandments from memory, but we probably know what Jesus said were the greatest commandments: “love the Lord your...

HOW GREAT IS OUR GOD: SAFE HAVEN

Isaiah 25:1-5     –      Psalm 29     –     The Rev. Helen Havlik 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time     –     September 22, 2019 During a worship service I attended this summer we sang How Great Is Our God. And it got me thinking about our great God,...

HOW GREAT IS OUR GOD: SAFE HAVEN

Isaiah 25:1-5     –     Psalm 29 The Rev. Helen Havlik 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time     –     September 22, 2019 During a worship service I attended this summer we sang How Great Is Our God. And it got me thinking about our great God, creator of the...