Blind Spot & Second Sunday Sandwiches

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Blind Spot

The practical definition of a blind spot is simply, “something you don’t see.”

It’s often quite painful when a blind spot is exposed to us. In fact, it can be grievous. But once it’s been exposed and dealt with, the result can be quite life changing.

In this week’s Gospel reading, Jesus lovingly exposes a blind spot in an exceptionally successful, powerful, and moral young man—just one thing that’s holding him back (though admittedly, it’s a big one).

But sadly, while its exposure grieves him, it doesn’t quite change him.

See you Sunday.

Steve+



Second Sunday Sandwiches

Get the word out about this wonderful monthly event: Share on facebook and invite your friends!


New & Upcoming

  • Wednesday Evening Prayer: An informal spoken service with discussion. Beginning September 26, 7:00PM. 32 Munroe Court, Annapolis. steve@redeemerannapolis.org.

  • Thursday Evensong: Includes sung Psalms, a hymn, and Bible study. 126a Main Street (above Kilwins) at 6:30pm. ian@redeemerannapolis.org.

  • Second Sunday Sandwiches: November 11.

  • Vestry Meeting: 12:30pm October 14.

  • Service Day - Yard Work & Lunch: Saturday October 20 9am-1pm. Sign up.

  • Annual Church Meeting: December 2.

Common Ground

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Common Ground

Just last Sunday I was telling a visitor why I value preaching through the lectionary. I said something super cheery like, “I never have to dream up a topic or a passage, because they’re determined by the Church calendar and the cycle we’re in (“Year B” this year). I actually really like that.”

May have spoken too soon. Monday morning I read this week’s Gospel.
So, besides the level ground at the foot of the cross, you and I may have other common ground this week: I

don’t really want to preach this sermon...and I’m betting you don’t really want to hear it.

See you Sunday?

Steve+

Vestry Member Nominations

We’re seeking nominations for one new member of Redeemer’s Vestry. According to our bylaws, the Vestry, along with the Rector, is responsible for the “temporal management and operation of this Congregation.” Vestry meetings are held the second Sunday of each month 12:30-2:30 PM, and members serve a three- year term (this one to begin 1/13/19). Nominees should be baptized Christians who regularly attend worship and are seeking Redeemer’s flourishing by the investment their time, talent, and treasure.

The deadline for nominations is Sunday, October 28...and you can feel free to nominate yourself! Use the connection cards on the Welcome Table, or email steve@redeemerannapolis.org

New & Upcoming

  • Wednesday Evening Prayer: An informal spoken service with discussion. Beginning September 26, 7:00PM. 32 Munroe Court, Annapolis. steve@redeemerannapolis.org.

  • Thursday Evensong: Includes sung Psalms, a hymn, and Bible study. 126a Main Street (above Kilwins) at 6:30pm. ian@redeemerannapolis.org.

  • Second Sunday Sandwiches: October 14, November 11.

  • Vestry Meeting: 12:30pm October 14.

  • Service Day - Yard Work & Lunch: Saturday October 20 9am-1pm. Sign up.

  • Annual Church Meeting: December 2.


5th Sunday Potluck, Study & Serve, and Reductio ad Absurdum

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Some really good things happening at Redeemer...

5th Sunday Potluck

This Sunday we will gather after worship to share a meal. It’s Redeemer’s 5th Sunday Potluck, and I hope you can join us. Tableware and bottled water will be provided. If you’d like something grapier, feel free to bring a bottle to share. Please sign up to bring a main dish AND a side dish or dessert here.

Seven-week study in the Gospel of Mark

Sundays 8:45-9:45 AM, beginning October 7 Facilitated by Brian Russell and Steve Wishart

Mark’s Gospel is the shortest and sharpest of the early stories about Jesus. It’s believed to be the first of the four Gospels written, and it has all the zip and punch of a quick story that’s meant to grab you by the collar and make you face the truth about Jesus, about God, and about yourself.

We’ll be using N. T. Wright’s “Mark for Everyone” Bible study guide (available on Amazon for $10) for this discussion-based study.

Service Day - Yard Work & Lunch

Saturday October 20 9am-1pm (Rain date: Saturday, October 27)

All are welcome at this family-friendly morning helping our friends Dale and Medora prepare their home for Winter ensuring their property remains safe and accessible in the cold and ice.

You can easily register for either or both of these events here.

Reductio ad Absurdum

In this week’s Gospel reading, Jesus seemingly offers a fairly extreme way to avoid wrongdoing.

Apparently, if you sufficiently dismember yourself, you won’t be able to take any wrong action. This is, at least, the logic by which Jesus reduces the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees to the absurd.

In their view, the law could be satisfied, and thus goodness attained, if you simply avoided sinning. You’re “right” if you’ve done nothing “wrong.” You could keep from sinning if you simply eliminated the bodily parts that make sinful actions possible. You’d stay out of hell, but you’d roll into heaven a mutilated stump.

Ouch.

See you Sunday.

Steve+

Study and Serve this Fall...and a Commissioning

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Study and Serve this Fall...and a Commissioning

I’d like to invite you to be part of three good things happening at Redeemer:

Seven-week study in the Gospel of Mark

Sundays 8:45-9:45 AM, beginning October 7 Facilitated by Brian Russell and Steve Wishart

Mark’s Gospel is the shortest and sharpest of the early stories about Jesus. It’s believed to be the first of the four Gospels written, and it has all the zip and punch of a quick story that’s meant to grab you by the collar and make you face the truth about Jesus, about God, and about yourself.

We’ll be using N. T. Wright’s “Mark for Everyone” Bible study guide (available on Amazon for $10) for this discussion-based study.

Service Day - Yard Work & Lunch

Saturday October 20 9am-1pm (Rain date: Saturday, October 27)

All are welcome at this family-friendly morning helping our friends Dale and Medora prepare their home for Winter ensuring their property remains safe and accessible in the cold and ice.

You can easily register for either of these events here.

A Commissioning

St. John’s College is a vital part of the city of Annapolis, and several of its students have become a vital part of Redeemer. One of those students, Isaac Hoke, has been selected to serve this year as the Archon of the St. John’s Men’s Christian Fellowship. He takes this ministry seriously, and so do we.

We’re going to commission Isaac to his work as part of our service of worship this week. Really hope you’ll join us.

See you Sunday,

Steve+

New & Upcoming

Wednesday Evening Prayer: An informal spoken service with discussion. Beginning September 26, 7:00PM. 32 Munroe Court, Annapolis. steve@redeemerannapolis.org.

Thursday Evensong: Includes sung Psalms, a hymn, and Bible study. 126a Main Street (above Kilwins) at 6:30pm. Includes sung Psalms and Bible Study. ian@redeemerannapolis.org.

Fifth Sunday Potluck: September 30.

Second Sunday Sandwiches: October 14, November 11.

Annual Church Meeting: December 2

Not the God I Wanted

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Not the God I Wanted

A few days ago, a friend texted me a quote by author Richard Rohr, and I don’t like it: “The real places of spiritual transformation are solitude, loneliness, boredom, suffering, and fear. Things we want to avoid but where the good stuff always hides.”

I know this to be true, and that’s why I don’t like it. Candidly, this is not the God I wanted.

But I’m not alone. This is revealed in the answer to a pointed question Jesus asked in this week’s Gospel reading. It’s not the God Peter wanted either...but it is the God that is.

And the God that is is so much better.

See you Sunday.

Steve+

New & Upcoming

Thursday Evensong: 6:30pm at 126a Main Street (Above Kilwin's Ice Cream). Email Ian.

Fifth Sunday Potlucks: September 30.

Second Sunday Sandwiches: October 14, November 11.

Second Sunday Sandwiches & Crumbs Under the Table

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Second Sunday Sandwiches

This Sunday we will again make 100 lunches to be distributed by Light House Homelessness Prevention Center. This is a great event to invite friends, and you should let them know that we start at 11:30am. 

 

Crumbs Under the Table

The Prayer of Humble Access comes, in part, from an intriguing conversation recorded in this week’s Gospel reading... “We are not worthy so much as to gather up the crumbs under your table...”

It’s thought to be a somewhat playful—though on the surface very insulting—conversation in which a desperate Syrophoenician woman responds to Jesus’ comment to her with wit and charm. And Jesus, whose character is always to have mercy, honors her request.

Despite the outcome, this story is a sharp reminder to us that Jesus wasn’t simply called to go around being helpful to everyone. He had specific (and controversial) things to do and a limited time to do them.

See you Sunday.

Steve+

 

New & Upcoming

Thursday Evensong: 6:30pm at 126a Main Street (Above Kilwin's Ice Cream). Email Ian.

Vestry Meeting: This Sunday at 12:30pm

Fifth Sunday Potlucks: September 30.

Second Sunday Sandwiches: September 9, October 14

Cards and Bags for Second Sunday Sandwiches

Children from 4th-6th grade are invited to help prepare for Second Sunday Sandwiches by making greetings cards and decorating the lunch bags during the Sermon.

True Religion

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True Religion

This Sunday we we pray in our Collect for the week that God would 'increase in us true religion'. In so doing we admit that our ability to do and be the kinds of people God desires is not possible in our strength. We are also confronted by the hope that with God's help, these things are indeed possible. 

Why? Because he has put it in our hearts to love him when we did not even love ourselves, and because of this we can expect to see ourselves become exactly the fruitful people he desires. 

This is all God's work, and it becomes ours when we humble ourselves and pray.

See you Sunday,

Ian.

 

Liturgy Questions?

We have prepared this simple form to collect any questions which may have crossed your mind about our Sunday services and the liturgy we use. No limits and we don't even ask for your name! 

 

New & Upcoming

Thursday Evensong: 6:30pm at 126a Main Street (Above Kilwin's Ice Cream). Email Ian.

Fifth Sunday Potlucks: September 30.

Second Sunday Sandwiches: September 9, October 14

Cards and Bags for Second Sunday Sandwiches

Children from 4th-6th grade are invited to help prepare for Second Sunday Sandwiches by making greetings cards and decorating the lunch bags during the Sermon.

To Whom Shall We Go?

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To Whom Shall We Go?

From the ongoing sexual abuse scandal once again rocking the Roman Catholic Church, forcing the resignation of Cardinal McCarrick; to the sexual abuse scandal at the prominent and influential Willow Creek Community Church, ousting Bill Hybels, his two pastoral successors, and the entire Board of Elders.

While Lauren and I were travelling earlier this week, the top story in the local news was of a parish Priest who’d stolen more than a quarter million dollars from his predominately poor congregation.

The angry, impassioned—and justifiable—responses of heartbroken and disillusioned parishioners have been really hard to see. In a lot of ways, many are asking the very question the Apostle Peter asked (and answered!) in this week’s Gospel reading.

See you Sunday,

Steve+

 

Liturgy Questions?

We have prepared this simple form to collect any questions which may have crossed your mind about our Sunday services and the liturgy we use. No limits and we don't even ask for your name! 

 

New & Upcoming

Thursday Evensong: 6:30pm at 126a Main Street (Above Kilwin's Ice Cream). Email Ian.

Fifth Sunday Potlucks: September 30.

Second Sunday Sandwiches: September 9, October 14

Cards and Bags for Second Sunday Sandwiches

Children from 4th-6th grade are invited to help prepare for Second Sunday Sandwiches by making greetings cards and decorating the lunch bags during the Sermon.

 

How Should We Then Sing?

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How Should We Then Sing?

Besides church, try to imagine any other times and places where you sit with a group of people you don’t know and sing. Where does that happen? Sometimes at a birthday party. Or you might stumble through Auld Lang Syne on New Year’s Eve. Or maybe during the seventh inning stretch if you’ve had a couple.

Imagine going to your favorite coffee shop, standing up, and saying, “Let’s just sing a few songs together!” I doubt you’d get much participation because culturally, today, it’s an odd thing to do.

However, in the seminal book, “Worship and the Early Church”, scholar Ralph Martin writes, “The Christian Church was born in song.” Singing together has always been seen as a vital part of Christian worship.

But why should we sing? And just as importantly, how? St. Paul gets at both in this week’s Epistle.

See you Sunday.

Steve+

 

Liturgy Questions?

We have prepared this simple form to collect any questions which may have crossed your mind about our Sunday services and the liturgy we use. No limits and we don't even ask for your name! 

 

New & Upcoming

Thursday Evensong: 6:30pm at 126a Main Street (Above Kilwin's Ice Cream). Email Ian.

Fifth Sunday Potlucks: September 30.

Second Sunday Sandwiches: September 9, October 14

Cards and Bags for Second Sunday Sandwiches

Children from 4th-6th grade are invited to help prepare for Second Sunday Sandwiches by making greetings cards and decorating the lunch bags during the Sermon.

Tired of Understanding & Second Sunday Sandwiches

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Second Sunday Sandwiches

I am so grateful for the way we have eagerly and passionately taken up the call to serve our neighbors by preparing lunches each month. We are getting pretty good at it too! Join us for another Second Sunday Sandwiches this week. Friends are always welcome to come by and help and you can let them know by sharing the event on Facebook.

Ian.

 

Tired of Understanding

I met an old friend for coffee last week, and he said something that saddened me. Mind you, this guy’s a veteran seminary professor, and the Executive Vice President of one of the largest Evangelical ministries in the US, if not the world.

“I’m just so tired,” he said, “of having to understand and explain everything. There’s no mystery left in my faith.”

This is true of much of the modern church, but it hasn’t always been so. The command of Jesus, after all, was “take and eat,” not “take and understand.”

See you Sunday.

Steve+

 

New & Upcoming

Thursday Evensong: 6:30pm at 126a Main Street (Above Kilwin's Ice Cream). Email Ian.

Vestry Meeting: 12:30pm August 12.

Fifth Sunday Potlucks: September 30.

Second Sunday Sandwiches: THIS SUNDAY August 12, September 9, October 14.

Ian's Licensing Service: THIS SUNDAY August 12. Bishop Julian will license Ian to Lay Eucharistic Ministry in the Diocese of CANA East.

Following Our Stomachs

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Following Our Stomachs

Some people might say they are 'spiritual but not religious'. I am under no illusions: I am certainly 'religious but not spiritual'. My countenance toward prayer and love hinges on my stomach. If I am satisfied I find love easy. When I am hungry, physically or otherwise, I do not love nearly so patiently. Being religious, I at least have a sense of when and how I should pray at a given time of the day or occasion.

Such a discipline also gives me a moment when I can remember that if I set aside my desires, just for a minute or two, I can be open to something more wondrous.

God has seen our impatient faith many times, on the way out of Egypt and beyond. The people of God tend to do as they are called when they know their faithfulness may fill their stomachs, not because it is right or something.

Jesus knows. And he is kind.

See you Sunday,

Ian.

 

New & Upcoming

Thursday Evensong: 6:30pm at 126a Main Street (Above Kilwin's Ice Cream). Email Ian.

Fifth Sunday Potlucks:  September 30.

Second Sunday Sandwiches: NEXT SUNDAY August 12, September 9, October 14.

Ian's Licensing Service:  NEXT SUNDAY August 12. Bishop Julian will license Ian to Lay Eucharistic Ministry in the Diocese of CANA East.

Parenthetical (And a Potluck this Sunday)

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5th Sunday Potluck!

Hope you’re planning to join us as we share a meal and some great conversation and laughter together the last Sunday of July (July 29). Please follow this link to sign up for a main dish and either a side dish or dessert. We’ll provide bottled water and table service. If you’d like something else to drink—soft drinks, wine, etc.—feel free to bring some to share.

Parenthetical

The vast majority of the long chapter of John 6 is dedicated to telling the story of the feeding of the 5,000 and after that, Jesus’ stunning exposition of its meaning.

But stuck right in the middle of those two things—five verses—almost parenthetically, Jesus walks on the water...a completely unrelated miracle.

Or at least that’s how it seems.

See you Sunday

Steve +

 

New & Upcoming

Thursday Evensong: 6:30pm at 126a Main Street (Above Kilwin's Ice Cream). Email Ian.

Fifth Sunday Potlucks: July 29; September 30. Sign up for July.

Second Sunday Sandwiches: August 12, September 9, October 14.

Ian's Licensing Service: August 12. Bishop Julian will license Ian to Lay Ministry in the Diocese of CANA East.

Sign up for the 5th Sunday Potluck on July 29

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5th Sunday Potluck!

Hope you’re planning to join us as we share a meal and some great conversation and laughter together the last Sunday of July (July 29). Please follow this link to sign up for a main dish and either a side dish or dessert. We’ll provide bottled water and table service. If you’d like something else to drink—soft drinks, wine, etc.—feel free to bring some to share.

 

Jesus Has a Picnic?

This week’s Gospel reading is one of the best-known stories in the Bible. For most, it’s basically a warm fuzzy: Jesus has a picnic. You can almost see everyone sitting on the lush green grass eating and laughing. You can almost imagine the red checkered tablecloths spread on the ground...

But don’t.

The textual and historical context tells us this is about something radically different: a revolution. Only one that’s totally unexpected, based on a shocking revolutionary act, and led by impossibly unqualified revolutionaries.

See you Sunday.

Steve+

 

New & Upcoming

Thursday Evensong: 6:30pm at 126a Main Street (Above Kilwin's Ice Cream). Email Ian.

Fifth Sunday Potlucks: July 29; September 30. Sign up for July.

Second Sunday Sandwiches: August 12, September 9, October 14.

Ian's Licensing Service: August 12. Bishop Julian will license Ian to Lay Ministry in the Diocese of CANA East.

The Bite of Conscience

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The Bite of Conscience

“If God is dead, anything is possible,” mused Dostoevsky’s Grand Inquisitor in 1880. but it was Friedrich Nietzsche who set himself to the task of showing what that meant in the real world. In 1887 he wrote his Genealogy of Morals, which is the best and clearest introduction to Nietzsche’s life project.

His project was largely to kill conscience or die trying. “The bite of conscience,” he wrote, “like the bite of a dog into a stone, is a stupidity.”

Conscience is a word that means “with knowledge”, and we all know its bite can really hurt. It’s that bite Herod Antipas got in the first few verses of this week’s Gospel reading. And it really hurt.

See you Sunday,
Steve+

 

New & Upcoming

Thursday Evensong: 6:30pm at 126a Main Street (Above Kilwin's Ice Cream). Email Ian

Fifth Sunday Potlucks: July 29; September 30.

Second Sunday Sandwiches: August 12, September 9, October 14

We have partnered with the Light House homeless prevention support center to help provide the 100 free meals per day they distribute from their facility in Annapolis.

Axiomatic (And Second Sunday Sandwiches THIS WEEK)

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Axiomatic

The root word of axiomatic, axiom—a self-evident truth—comes from the Greek axioma, meaning "authority”. We use it to describe compact, often pithy statements that have the authority of truth about them.

For example, “Out of sight, out of mind” is axiomatic because we all know it experientially as true. “Familiarity breeds contempt” is too.

It’s the latter Jesus confronts in this week’s Gospel reading, and he does it with an axiom of his own.

See you Sunday,
Steve+

 

Second Sunday Sandwiches

We are going to make another 100 lunches for our friends at the Annapolis Light House right after worship this Sunday. Plan to stay for about 45 minutes. We'll make lunch, we'll eat lunch, we'll have a blast.

Consider also donating what you would have spent on lunch this Sunday. You can choose Second Sunday Sandwiches from the form on the Giving page. We want to be a people who learn to walk with the many different kinds of neighbors we have, and giving up the lunch we might have planned for ourselves is a way of blessing those who are in need right now.

Ian.

 

New & Upcoming

Thursday Evensong: 6:30pm at 126a Main Street (Above Kilwins Ice Cream). Email Ian

Second Sunday Sandwiches: July 8, August 12, September 9.

We have partnered with the Light House homeless prevention support center to help provide the 100 free meals per day they distribute from their facility in Annapolis.

Next Vestry Meeting: July 8, 12:30-2:30pm.

Fifth Sunday Potlucks: July 29; September 30.

Our Turn For Tragedy

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Image Credit: Thalia Juarez, Baltimore Sun Media Group

 

Our Turn For Tragedy

Yesterday Annapolis experienced terrible violence. The 'somewhere else' for which we have so often prayed became 'here and now' at the Capital Gazette.

The best-known verse of Lamentations claims: The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. 

Is this still the case for us and our neighbors this morning?

In response to the calamities which came upon the people of Israel, the writer of Lamentations finds that there is nothing that can save them apart from the Divine Help of God. Only that help was yet to come.

Is God's help still yet to come for us?

I certainly hope it won't be long...

See you Sunday,
Ian.

 

Vigil Mourning Annapolis Shooting

To grieve and mourn today's mass shooting at #capitalgazette, local clergy are organizing a vigil on Friday, June 29, at 7pm at the Westfield Annapolis Mall in front of the Pottery Barn.

 

New & Upcoming

Thursday Evensong: 6:30pm above Kilwins Main Street. Email Ian

Second Sunday Sandwiches: July 8, August 12, September 9.

We have partnered with the Light House homeless prevention support center to help provide the 100 free meals per day they distribute from their facility in Annapolis.

Next Vestry Meeting: July 15, 12:30-2:30pm.

Fifth Sunday Potlucks: July 29; September 30.

Fear of Widths

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Fear of Widths

Steven Wright, a comedian known for his lethargic, deadpan delivery of ironic, philosophical, and sometimes nonsensical humor once said about fear, “A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me. I’m afraid of widths.”

The definition of an irrational fear is, of course, “someone else’s.”

But fear—genuine fear—is a very real, and potentially debilitating thing.

And have you ever noticed the vast difference between being told, “there’s nothing to be afraid of”, and being asked, “why are you afraid?” The former can come off as condescending (and wrong), while the latter leaves open the possibility that there may, in fact, be something there.

It’s the latter Jesus asks of some friends in a boat—and by extension, us—in this week’s Gospel reading.

See you Sunday.
Steve+

 

New & Upcoming

Thursday Evensong: 6:30pm at Downtown Hope.

Second Sunday Sandwiches: July 8, August 12, September 9.

We have partnered with the Light House homeless prevention support center to help provide the 100 free meals per day they distribute from their facility in Annapolis.

Next Vestry Meeting: July 15, 12:30-2:30pm.

Fifth Sunday Potlucks: July 29; September 30.

Unlearning

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Unlearning

Becoming an instrument rated pilot—one who can fly and land safely without ANY outside visual references— isn’t easy. In fact, it’s a painful and arduous process. It certainly was for me.

It involves learning to trust something you’ve never trusted, but more than that, unlearning to trust what you’ve always trusted (and everyone else trusts).

It’s the unlearning that’s hardest.

This isn’t dissimilar from something provocative St. Paul wrote in this week’s Epistle. It’s not just learning a new way, but more than that, unlearning the old. And that’s a painful and arduous process. It certainly was for him.

 

New & Upcoming

Fifth Sunday Potlucks July 29; September 30.

Second Sunday Sandwiches July 8, August 12.

We have partnered with the Light House homeless prevention support center to help provide the 100 free meals per day they distribute from their facility in Annapolis. Email Ian with any questions or to volunteer.

Thursday Evensong
At Downtown Hope, 255 West Street, 6:30pm. Email Ian.

The Mission of Ritual, or the other way around…

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The Mission of Ritual, or the other way around…

Christians have always sought to find appropriate and helpful ways to organize themselves and their worship. We seek to hear God’s voice from Scripture and share the spiritual food offered from his Table. In our worship patterns we also memorize prayers, postures, and we learn to bear with one another such that we might become always more of what God would have us be.

So when it comes to joining in with God’s saving plan in the world (what we call mission), what do our Sunday Mornings have to teach us?

At Redeemer we will begin a new ritual this Sunday. Second Sunday Sandwiches. Just as our worship together seeks to be multi-generational, embedded in the Scriptures, and designed to habituate us into new ways of thinking and acting; so too will our time once per month making sandwiches which will be distributed by the Light House, a center who support the homeless.

Please plan to stay for an extra hour after our service is finished. We will make the lunches and then we shall sit and eat together the very same meal we will be giving away to those who are in need. 

I don’t know what might be stirred in us by this consistent and committed form of service to our neighbors, but I am confident that both we and our neighbors will be blessed and drawn closer to what God would have us be.

See you Sunday.
Ian

 

New & Upcoming

Vestry Meeting June 10, 12:30pm

Fifth Sunday Potlucks July 29; September 30.

Second Sunday Sandwiches June 10, July 8, August 12.

We have partnered with the Light House homeless prevention support center to help provide the 100 free meals per day they distribute from their facility in Annapolis. Email Ian with any questions or to volunteer.

Weeknight Vespers (Evening Prayer with Bible Study)

FUTAB?

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FUTAB?

FUTAB is Chat for “Feet Up, Take A Break.” FUTAB might be what you imagine when you hear the word Sabbath: aimless rest. Mandatory aimless rest, actually.

But if that’s all you imagine, you’re falling way, way short.

Because Sabbath has a definite aim.

See you Sunday.
Steve+

 

New & Upcoming

Fifth Sunday Potlucks July 29; September 30.

Second Sunday Sandwiches June 10, July 8, August 12.

We have partnered with the Light House homeless prevention support center to help provide the 100 free meals per day they distribute from their facility in Annapolis. Email Ian with any questions or to volunteer.

Weeknight Vespers (Evening Prayer with Bible Study)