Sermon, 5/15/22: For the love of God, just do it!

5 Easter Psalm 148; Acts 11:1 – 18; Revelation 21:1 – 6; John 13:31 – 35 Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. John 13.34 Chances are, no matter where in these United States you were born, or grew up, or worked, chances are you have heard, perhaps yourself even …

Letter from Rev. Clarence, 5/15/22

Dear Members and Friends of St. James, Just as a reminder, in posting to you a weekly update of events in our parish, it is my intent to keep everyone informed of pertinent information, and particularly those among us who are hindered, by whatever reason, from attending weekly in-person Eucharistic liturgies. Today, prior to my …

Sermon, 5/8/22: But Which Voice?

4 Easter Psalm 23; Acts 9:36 – 43; Revelation 7:9 – 17; John 10:22 – 30 My sheep hear my voice.  I know them, and they follow me. John 10:27 Nothing is wrong with this image, so long as we do not delude ourselves that onto that pastoral glade the sun always shines, without interruption, …

Letter from Rev. Clarence, 5/8/22

Dear Members and Friends of St. James, After a two-week respite from email and non-essential Zoom meetings, I “take up the pen” again, in order to communicate information regarding our parish. As many of you admonished me towards self-preservation, I report that those hours were spent with members of my family, as we reconnected with …