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The Way Home

THE WAY HOME Mark 10:46-52 The Rev. Helen Havlik 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time October 28, 2018 We know from the Gospels that Jesus trained disciples to carry on his ministry after he was gone. We also know that wasn’t easy. They know Jesus stands in the tradition of...

A NEW WAY

A NEW WAY Mark 10:35-45 The Rev. Helen Havlik 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time October 14, 2018 The gospels tell us that one of Jesus’ primary goals is to train a core group of disciples to carry on the ministry after he’s gone—and each generation of believers since then...

GETTING OUT OF THE WAY

GETTING OUT OF THE WAY Mark 9:38-50 The Rev. Helen Havlik 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time World Communion Sunday October 7, 2018 Today is World Communion Sunday. All around the world, at any minute today, someone somewhere is celebrating the Sacrament of the Lord’s...

GROW IN GRACE: READY, SET, GROW!

GROW IN GRACE: READY, SET, GROW! Colossians 1:1-14 The Rev. Helen Havlik 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time September 26, 2004 During September, we’ve been looking at the joy of lifelong learning. Three weeks ago, we were reminded of how important Scripture is to our...

GROW IN GRACE: STEPPING OUT IN FAITH

GROW IN GRACE: STEPPING OUT IN FAITH Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 The Rev. Helen Havlik 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time September 23, 2018 During September, we’re looking at the joy of lifelong learning with a sermon series called, “Grow in Grace.” So far we’ve been reminded of...

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...