A circle of friends on pilgrimage for the love of God

Pilgrims at the Manger

Adoration of the Magi, Domenico Ghirlandaio (1488) Christmas 2Rev. Doug FloydPsalm 84, Jeremiah 31:7-14, Ephesians 1:3-14, Matthew 2:1-12 There’s a tradition regarding Nativities that I remember from my childhood. The Wise Men figures would move around during the month of December, getting closer to the manger in the Nativity on Epiphany. Did anybody else grow…

The Incarnation

Christmas 2021Rev. Doug Floyd Merry Christmas. This is day two of Christmas. Many of the celebrations throughout Christmas time are Martyrs’ Days. We’re celebrating God’s faithfulness to his people; in Christ, Martyr’s Days become feast days. Today is St. Stephen’s day. There’s much to be said about St. Stephen, but this morning, I’m going to talk about our gospel, on the incarnation.…

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve December 24 2021Living in the Upside DownRev. Isaac BradshawLuke 2:1–20 Many years ago, a priest of my acquaintance – not of this parish – used to give the exact same Christmas Eve sermon every year. I still remember the very opening line: “It was anything but a silent night.” She went on to…