The Baptism of the Lord

Epiphany 1 2019Baptism of the LordRev. Doug FloydIsaiah 42:1-9; Psalm 89:20-29; Acts 10:34-38; Luke 3:15-22 Crowds press in to hear the thundering prophet. Crowds press in to see the man aflame. Crowds press in to see the long-awaited one: The Christ, the Messiah, The Promise made manifest. But John is only a voice calling, a…

Epiphany 2019

Epiphany 2019St. Brendan’s Anglican ChurchRev. Doug Floyd Wise men from the land of the rising sun follow the light of the world into the dark corridors of Jerusalem. The heavens declare the glory of a newborn king of the Jews. Troubled by this news, Herod the king inquires about a coming Messiah. He even asks…

Holy Family 2018

Holy Family Sunday 2018December 30, 2018Rev. Doug Floyd For centuries, the Coptic church has celebrated the Feast of the Holy Family as they meditate upon the story of the time Jesus spent in Egypt. In fact, every year Egyptian Christians continue to rehearse the story of the Holy Family’s flight into Egypt. Pilgrims ferry across…

Advent 4

Advent 4Rev. Doug Floyd We are pressed up against the eve of the eve of Christmas. As we watch and wait, our eyes turn toward a peasant woman in an unimportant village on the far side of Palestine in a nation of people that have barely clung to existence for much of their history. This…

Advent Three

Advent 3 2018 St. Brendan’s Anglican Church Rev. Canon Greg Goebel Let us pray. Heavenly Father, you gave your Apostles grace truly to believe and to preach your word. Grant that we might love what they believed and preach what they taught through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Good morning. I bring you greetings from…

Advent One

  “Keeping Our Eyes on the Fig Tree” Saint Brendan’s Anglican Church Rev. David R. Sincerbox December 2, 2018 Zechariah 14:1-9; Psalm 50; 1 Thessalonian 3:6-13; Luke 21:25-33 Collect: Almighty God, give us grace to cast away the works of darkness, and put on the armor of light, now in the time of this mortal…