Online Worship for Easter Sunday, April 17th, 2022

For Easter Sunday, Rev. Dr. Stephen Caine tells us about one detail from today’s gospel that he can’t help but ruminate on: Mary Magdalene, as she weeps by the empty tomb, frightened and distraught by the possibility that Jesus’s body has been stolen...

Holy Week Meditations and Reflections

The scripture texts for Lent this year held a surprising, yet abundant, pattern. Jesus as a mother hen, a prodigal son welcomed home, a fig tree nurtured with care and hope, precious oil poured out lovingly and freely, stones shouting out with praise—these sacred...

Sunday Worship for April 3rd, 2022

This week, Mary– the sister of Martha and Lazarus– anoints Jesus’s feet with a fine oil and wipes them with her hair. Judas takes offense to what he perceives as a waste of money that could be spent helping the poor. “You always have the poor...

Sunday Worship for March 27th, 2022

Today, Rev. Dr. Stephen Caine shares with us a poignant story of two siblings, about as different as two siblings can be, and how their disparate experiences challenged their family ties. “But he answered his father, ‘Listen! For all these years I have...

Sunday Worship for March 20th, 2022

This week, Jesus is told by a crowd about the Galileans who were slaughtered by Pilate’s soldiers– and Jesus gets at the heart of an unspoken implication. “Do you think that because these Galileans suffered in this way that they were worse sinners...