Sermons from June 2019

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The Practice of Peregrinatio: Seeking Your Place of Resurrection

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Summer Sermon Series based on: The Souls Slow Ripening: 12 Celtic Spiritual Practices for Seeking the Sacred, by Christine Valters Paintner Six years ago, Angie and I found ourselves driving in unfamiliar places on the left side of the road, and if not for the grace of God, we would still be circling counterclockwise in […]

The Practice of Seasonal Cycles

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Summer Sermon series based on: The Souls Slow Ripening: 12 Celtic Spiritual Practices for Seeking the Sacred, by Christine Valters Paintner In the turning of the seasons Christine invites us to connect our spiritual journey to seasonal cycles – in modern Christianity, we might say, to the liturgical year. In Celtic spirituality, it’s paying attention […]

The Practice of Crossing Thresholds

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Summer Sermon Series called: The Souls Slow Ripening: 12 Celtic Spiritual Practices for Seeking the Sacred, by Christine Valters Paintner This summer during worship, we are invited to cross over a threshold into paying attention to our spiritual lives –  to what Christine Valters Paintner calls in her book “The Soul’s Slow Ripening”.  She offers […]

Lydia – Dealer of Purple Cloth

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Last week we heard about Peter’s trance and vision from God, and a story about the conversion of Cornelius, a Gentile “Worshiper of God”. This week, a few chapters later in Acts, Paul has a night vision of a man from Macedonia pleading with him to come and help them. The verses preceding this passage […]