All Will Indeed Be Well – Dennis Ormseth reflects on Wisdom as the careful husbanding of resources for the protection, enhancement, and nurture of all creatures. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for the Second Sunday after Epiphany, Year C (2013, 2016, 2019, 2022, 2025)Isaiah 62:1-5Psalm 36:5-101Read More →

Feasting on the Abundance – Tom Mundahl reflects on what happens when we love all life and care for all living beings. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary  Readings for the Second Sunday after Epiphany, Year C (2022, 2025) Isaiah 62:1-5 Psalm 36:5-10 1 Corinthians 12:1-11 JohnRead More →

Series C (2015-2016) By Tom Mundahl INTRODUCTION TO EPIPHANY If the purpose of the Church Year is to organize community storytelling and worship, what ‘tale’ do we share during the Season of Epiphany? Just as Advent anticipates the light of the Coming One, and Christmas celebrates the brightness of theRead More →

And on Earth – Peace: A Christmas Eve Eco-Reflection by Leah D. Schade Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Nativity of Our Lord, Christmas Eve, Years A, B, and C Isaiah 9:2-7 Psalm 96 Titus 2:11-14 Luke 2:1-14 In the scripture readings on this holyRead More →

There is one Wisdom, one Beauty, one Mind that flows through the universe. – Leah Schade reflects on the Fourth Sunday in the Season of Creation. Season of Creation Commentary on Wisdom in Creation Readings for Fourth Sunday (Universe), Year C (2013, 2016, 2019, 2022) Proverbs 8:22-31 Psalm 148 Colossians 1:15-20Read More →

Finding the peace of God amidst storms, we are called to wake up and face up to the storms we have created.  Leah Schade reflects on the third Sunday in the Season of Creation. Season of Creation Commentary on Wisdom in Creation Readings for the Third Sunday (Storm), Year C (2013,Read More →

A Sermon by Gil Waldkoenig, Professor at the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. Church of the Abiding Presence, April 10, 2013 The Second Sunday in Easter in Year C John 20: 19-31 Rev 1: 4-8 Acts 5:27-32 Lord, we believe. Help our unbelief. Lately I’ve been thinking a lot aboutRead More →

Sermon by Paul Santmire The First Sunday after Christmas in Year C (January 3, 2016) First Reading: Jeremiah 31:7-14 Psalm: Psalm 147:12-20 Second Reading: Ephesians 1:3-12 Gospel: John 1: [1-9] 10-18 Theme: Your God Isn’t Small Enough Text: “No one has ever seen God. It is God the only Son,Read More →