Generosity

Choose Your Own Adventure – Sermon Text

So – here we are. My last sermon with you. And we’re both setting off on new adventures. Now it may not seem like that to you – after all, this isn’t necessarily an adventure of your own choosing – but here’s something important that I have learned: when something happens, you have a choice: … Continued

With These Hands of Mine – Sermon Text

This sermon was delivered at a Maundy Thursday service, held at Clinton Memorial AME Zion Church in Greenport, NY, on Thursday, April 13, 2017.   Sometimes the gentle moments are the most striking. There’s a lot to grab our attention this week: the crowds at the gates of Jerusalem… the anger of the Pharisees… the … Continued

The Mitten Tree – Homily Text

Reading  “The Mitten Tree” by Candace Christiansen   Homily In our story, it was a small kindness that made a huge difference. And that seems strange – counterintuitive, in fact. There’s so much big stuff we’re facing – the world seems to have lost its collective mind and there was already so much work to … Continued