Gratitude

Less Is More

Linda Anderson returns to offer some wise words and loving insight on simplicity.

Where the Rich People Sit – Homily

Our story (The Table Where Rich People Sit by Byrd Baylor) reflects the kind of gratitude we all wish for – not just to be grateful in a resigned way but to be grateful in a proud way. The family in our story doesn’t have a lot of material goods, but they are rich in … Continued

From Our Youth

Our Youth Group will share some special thoughts, and we will give special recognition to our teens, RE teachers and advisors.  

Blossoming – Homily Text and Intro to Flower Communion

Homily: I will be honest with you – I really don’t like Mother’s Day. I used to go through a raft of reasons why – I’m not a mother, my mother has died. I hate how a day calling for an end to war has become a day reminding us to call our mothers and … Continued

What Is Remembered, Lives – Sermon Text

One of the English language’s most famous poems about loss is “Remember” by Christina Rosetti; the sonnet’s final couplet reads Better by far you should forget and smile Than that you should remember and be sad. I for one would rather forget that my father died suddenly at age 60 and remember that try as … Continued

Thank You!

A service of gratitude.

Always Room for One More – Homily Text

Homily: Thanksgiving mornings in my house always began the same way: a slice of Mom’s coffee cake, warm from the oven, a big glass of orange juice, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade on the television, and newspaper spread out on the dining room table so we could polish the silver. The scents of cinnamon and … Continued