Category Archives: Sunday Reflection

Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

Welcome back everybody! On behalf of St. Michael’s Church Wardens, Trustee and parish council members, I would like to welcome you all back to our in-person church worship service. It has been an uncertain time for all of us. While … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

Sunday Reflection Matthew 10:40-42. These two verses at the end of Chapter 10 of Matthew conclude a treatise from Jesus to his disciples on the role of mission. Jesus gathers the twelve, gives them the powers of healing and exorcism, and … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

A Reflection on National Indigenous Peoples Day, 2020: As we approach the celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21 (National Indigenous People’s Day of Prayer in the Church), the news has been dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Then the … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

Sunday Reflection: In this selection from the Gospel According to Matthew, Jesus is fulfilling his mission of teaching, preaching, and healing throughout the entire Galilean region of Israel. Motivated by compassion for the people whom he had realized were in great … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

Of Faith in the Holy Trinity: There is but one living and true God, everlasting, without body, parts, or passions; of infinite power, wisdom, and goodness; the Maker, and Preserver of all things both visible and invisible. And in unity of … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

The Day of Pentecost: Pentecost is one of the Great Feasts in the Anglican Communion. The term means “the fiftieth day. It is used in both the OT and the NT. In the OT it refers to a feast of seven weeks … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

Sunday’s Reflection: John 14:15-21 “I will not leave you orphaned; I am coming to you.” This promise is the center of this section of the Farewell Discourse. In last week’s passage from John, Jesus told the disciples that he was going … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

Sunday’s Reflection: How can you fix your eyes on Jesus? Acts 7:55-60. In the midst of his suffering and persecution, Stephen was filled with the Holy Spirit, and he saw the glory of God. The fact that Stephen was full … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

Sunday’s Reflection: John 10:1-10. Jesus is the shepherd who knows and tends to his sheep. Jesus does identify himself as the Good Shepherd in verse 11, but our text stops at verse 10, leaving us with the identification: “I am … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

Sunday Reflections: The Walk to Emmaus is a an extraordinary Eucharistic passage as the resurrected Jesus takes the bread, blesses it, breaks it, and gives it to his companions. It should be comforting that faith isn’t entirely about knowing what … Continue reading

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