In Mark's gospel, Jesus' story begins on the shore of the River Jordan.  It is the beginning of the Good News, we are told.  And that good news is about God breaking into the world again, in that moment and in the moments to follow.

We find ourselves in a strange to us place and way of being now.  The texts, Mark's gospel and our Lenten/Easter journey witnesses us scattered in ways that we may never have imagined.  Yet we still gather in our own ways, times, and spaces for worship and faith formation.


Sermons are an extension of the season and they, hopefully, capture the fullness and complexity of this time. They are more than words pondered and written. The sermon occurs when the things within are voiced, when Spirit animates flesh, and the breath of God is shared. Here are some links to sermons from the recently completed worship series The Lord's Prayer.  I would not have guessed things would unfold the way they have as we continue with physical, emotional,

and spiritual concerns.

Week 1 Diaspora Worship Sermon

Week 2 Diaspora Worship Sermon

Week 3 Diaspora Worship Sermon

Here is a document that was assembled a few years ago.  It could use some editing, but it might be helpful as you explore scripture.  If you have questions or want to explore the bible in a community setting please reach out.

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