This Week – March 27, 2011

The challenge of safeguarding our environment—both for ourselves and for future generations—can be overwhelming. The threats to “this fragile earth, our island home” are as real as they are legion, and the answers are complex. Sometimes it is necessary for us to focus on one environmental issue to help us get a better picture of […]

Audio Sermon – March 20, 2011

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This Week – March 20, 2011

When disaster strikes on a massive scale, such as the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan, prayer can seem like a weak ineffectual response. Perhaps this is because the words, “I’ll pray for you,” have been used too often to suggest caring, but without a commitment actually to doing something helpful. But sometimes prayer is […]

This Week – March 13, 2011

Who should eat at our table? The question comes up from time to time among Christians as to whether those who are not baptized should be admitted to holy communion. It is a good question for the Church to debate, especially since some churches, such as our own, routinely offer communion to all who present […]

Audio Sermon – March 6, 2011

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This Week – March 6, 2011

The nature of the question determines the nature of the answer. Ask someone a breezy, “How are you?” and you’ll get a breezy, “Fine.” What else would you expect? The same with asking questions that require only yes or no answers. “Did you like that restaurant?” If you want more, you have to ask for […]