Prayer in the Fog

“Never stop praying…” 1 Thessalonians 5 Our family lives in an ancient riverbed. Where crops grow, cows graze and a village sits, the Fraser River once rode right on through. The river takes a different route today but the lowlands retain certain qualities, one of them being fog. We often wake up to a thickRead more

What do to with Worry

“In a sense, God cannot be remembered. He can only be discovered. God’s presence is something that does not belong to the past or to the future but only to the present.” Thomas Merton Most of us know plenty about the suffocating inner spiral of worry. We worry about what has happened; we worry aboutRead more


Sermon: 1 Corinthians 12 September 8, 2019 Jesus invites us to think differently and to see ourselves not as autonomous individuals but instead as interdependent persons. He invites us to open our eyes to the reality of interconnection; he draws us out of division and selfishness, and deeper into the possibility of loving togetherness, notRead more


Sermon: Pslam 24.1-2 July 28, 2019 A Christian is someone who belongs to God and belongs in the world God has made; someone renewed by Jesus, helping to renew the world along with Jesus from the inside out.

Forgiveness & Celebration

Sermon: Philippians 2.4-5 July 7, 2019 Jesus’ life and teaching was “good news of great joy for all people”. The joy and celebration Jesus invites us into, however, is rooted in the reality of forgiveness.  

New Day

Sermon: Luke 6.12-19 June 23, 2019 Look at Jesus and find God on the level ground with the rest of us. Hear Jesus say your name, inviting you into the human project for the world’s renewal. Follow Jesus into prayer and discover life with God in loving dependence.  

Being ourselves, together

Katharine Tynan writes in her poem Slow Spring, O year, grow slowly. Exquisite, holy, The days go on With almonds showing the pink stars blowing, And birds in the dawn. “O year, grow slowly. Exquisite, holy…” The idea that taking our time, or going slowly, is somehow connected to things around us or within us becomingRead more

Full of Surprises

…very early on Sunday morning the women went to the tomb, taking the spices they had prepared. 2 They found that the stone had been rolled away from the entrance. 3 So they went in, but they didn’t find the body of the Lord Jesus.4 As they stood there puzzled, two men suddenly appeared to them, clothed in dazzling robes. 5 TheRead more