A Miraculous Departure | Ascension Sunday 2024

May 9th was technically the Ascension, as it marked the fortieth day after Easter, but many churches celebrate the Feast of the Ascension the Sunday before or the Sunday after. “Ascensiontide” refers to the ten-day period between Ascension and...

Youth Sunday 2024

Miles Taylor and Elliott Caine, class of 2024, talk about their experiences growing up in the IHC...

Connected to the Mother Vine | April 28, 2024

In Sunday’s gospel, Jesus continues with his extended metaphors, as he did last week when describing himself as the Good Shepherd. This week, he describes himself as a vine– “I am the vine, and you are the branches,” he tells the disciples. He...

Good Shepherd Sunday | April 21, 2024

Jesus said, “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. The hired hand, who is not the shepherd and does not own the sheep, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and runs away—and the wolf snatches them and scatters them. The hired...