Monthly Archives: December 2012


Landon Whitsitt, pastor, author of Open Source Church, and former vice-moderator of the PC(USA), has compiled a group of sermons/prayers/liturgies written in response to the events of last week. He is offering it as a free ebook on his blog. … Continue reading

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a plan

Kristin and I have emailed one another a couple of times. She has posted some of her ideas at her place, Liberation Theology Lutheran. I’m thinking of using the Visitation (Mary and Elizabeth, hence “Two Women” to the left) and … Continue reading

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a conversation?

What does a conversation with someone one has never met look like in 2012? I was reading Kristin’s post about Advent 2 at their church’s “Worship Together” service, and I asked in the comments if she knew what they would … Continue reading

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reflecting on pageant day

Pageant day was good. Really good. People liked it; they really liked it. More than that, I think it was what we hoped it would be, a Service of Worship led by children. It was not, “Oh look, they’re so … Continue reading

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we wish you a merry christmas

This was “We Wish You a Merry Christmas,” the finale of the preschool Christmas program. Shyguy is in the green shirt on the floor. There are more kids to the left. I was so enraptured by his performance with his … Continue reading

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