Author Archives: Jan Hames

Two Coats

A Reading from the Gospel of Luke In the fifteenth year of the reign of Emperor Tiberius, when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, and Herod was ruler of Galilee, and his brother Philip ruler of the region of Ituraea …

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When News Breaks

A Reading from the Gospel of Luke “There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars, and on the earth distress among nations confused by the roaring of the sea and the waves.People will faint from fear …

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Who Is To Come

A Reading from the Book of Revelation Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ, the faithful …

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Break Open

A Reading from Hebrews: And every priest stands day after day at his service, offering again and again the same sacrifices that can never take away sins. But when Christ had offered for all time a single sacrifice for sins, …

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Everything She Had

A Reading from the Gospel of Mark As he taught, he said, “Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces, and to have the best seats in …

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Prayers of the People 11-11-18

Pastoral prayer by the Reverend Krystal Leedy for November 11, 2018  

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Patching Up

A Reading from the Book of Job Then Job answered the Lord: “I know that you can do all things, and that no purpose of yours can be thwarted. ‘Who is this that hides counsel without knowledge?’ Therefore I have uttered what I …

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The Whirlwind

This week finds us in the third week of our four-part series in the Book of Job. Last week, as you may remember, we encountered Job’s anger at having lost everything, his raw insistence on taking the fight directly to …

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The Right to Face Your Accuser

A Reading from the Book of Job Then Job answered: ‘Today also my complaint is bitter; his hand is heavy despite my groaning. O that I knew where I might find him, that I might come even to his dwelling! …

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What Job Always Did

A Reading from the Book of Job There was once a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job. That man was blameless and upright, one who feared God and turned away from evil. There were born to …

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