Transfiguration: a Call to Transformation, Not Transfixion

This Sunday we observe Jesus’ Transfiguration. “Trans” is a Latin verb meaning “to cross from one side to the other” as one does in becoming transgender. Next week, another “trans” takes place when the indulgence and noisy festivities of Mardi Gras ends on Fat Tuesday; and the solemnity of Lent...

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NOTE FROM PASTOR JR FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY IN LENT, MARCH 4, 2018

The assigned scriptures for this Sunday are familiar passages, though most of us probably don’t remember their location in the Bible; “The 10 Commandments” from Exodus 20; and Jesus chasing folks out of temple in John 2. “The Big 10” have been used for many centuries as the framework for...

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