In the spirit of St. Michael, we seek to vanquish the modern day dragons of poverty, disease and intolerance.
The Rev. Sam Loudenslager

Seventh Sunday Easter, Year C – May 8, 2016

7 Easter Year C This morning’s gospel is the conclusion of an entire prayer that Jesus prayed just before his arrest. As I’ve said before I am a slow learner. Usually, the seventeenth chapter of John’s gospel confuses me. When I read aloud the chapter this time I realized that this is Jesus’ last blessing […]


Third Sunday Easter Year C – April 9, 2016

Ah… St. Peter and St. Paul, founders of Christianity; fathers of our faith. Simon Peter, who, in Jesus’ most difficult time, denies knowing him — three times!; Saul of Tarsus, rabid persecutor of Christ followers.  Peter and Paul, deeply flawed, like the rest of us; and transformed by the risen Christ. Jesus asks, “Peter, son […]

The Rev. Ed Wills, Jr photo

Easter Sunday Year C – March 27, 2016

The Holy Gospel                                                                                                       Luke 24:1-12 Deacon               The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to Luke. All                    Glory to you, Lord Christ On the first day of the week, at early dawn, they came to the tomb, taking the spices that they had prepared. They found the stone rolled away from the […]