Have you not known?

Posted on 04 Feb 2018, Pastor: Mike Corey
  A few years ago I heard a rather humorous and poignant story from the rector of a medium to large size parish. The church had a rather elaborate set of bells that were used regularly; not just during the service, but throughout each day they would ring out at 6am, noon, and 6pm, the…
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Choices

Posted on 24 Dec 2017, Pastor: Adam Yates
  I wonder, what did Mary dream for herself before her encounter with the angel that night. So often, we picture her as the archetype of the maiden, a perfectly demure young woman. In our collective imagination, Mary wants nothing other to care for her son, Jesus, doting on him and
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Witnesses

Posted on 17 Dec 2017, Pastor: Adam Yates
  My friends, Christmas is only a week away and the signs of the season are all around us. Christmas lights have sprung up in front yards on every street. All the old holiday classics are playing on the radio. A gentle layer of white coats the ground with the perfect amount snow for a…
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Promises Fulfilled

Posted on 12 Dec 2017, Pastor: Adam Yates
  Every story needs a good beginning. Every story needs to establish an essential goodness that is threatened or lost. The plot of the story then becomes the struggle of the characters to save or regain this goodness. For example, the Lord of the Rings begins with a portrait of the idyllic
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Wake Up

Posted on 03 Dec 2017, Pastor: Adam Yates
  Something you may not know about me is that I am a Star Trek fan. My parents raised me on a steady diet of Star Trek the Next Generation, with a healthy dose of the Original Series, whenever it happened to be in syndication. And it stuck. I have faithfully watched every series and…
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Lessons from the Christ Bearer

Posted on 26 Nov 2017, Pastor: Mike Corey
  Each Sunday morning on my drive to church the radio station I listen to plays a short segment called “Lives of the Saints: Who am I?” The narrator reads a short bio of a holy person and then poses the question “Who am I?” before revealing the identity. It was one of these
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Sounds simple, doesn’t it?

Posted on 29 Oct 2017, Pastor: Mike Corey
  As many of you may have heard I was recently in Puerto Rico to work with the response effort to hurricane Maria. My role was to assist with the restoration of communications and more specifically to help meet immediate emergency communications needs. Our team, made up of 25 volunteers
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Hollow Things

Posted on 15 Oct 2017, Pastor: Adam Yates
  Directly across the street from the chapel of my seminary was the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago. Now, if you’ve never heard of the Oriental Institute, you would be forgiven. Not many outside that South-side Chicago neighborhood have ever heard of it, much less stepped
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New Possibilities

Posted on 17 Sep 2017, Pastor: Adam
  When we are young, the world around us is alive with possibility. We dream the dreams of youth, of becoming astronauts, or doctors, or explorers, or presidents, or as a child once told my best friend, of becoming a lion when he grew up. As we grow older, something settles on us and our…
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