June 2020

Bearing Bad Tidings of Great Joy

4th Sunday After Pentecost, June 28, 2020- Jeremiah 28:5-9, Matthew 10:40-42- The Reverend Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas - Sisters and Brothers in Christ, this is a unique and unprecedented time to be a Christian in the world today. So much is happening within our faith community and world, both personally and publicly, that demands our… Continue reading Bearing Bad Tidings of Great Joy

June 2020

Avoiding Gentiles and Samaritans

2nd Sunday After Pentecost, June 14, 2020- Matthew 9:35-10:23- The Reverend Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas - Why did Jesus tell his disciples not to minister among the Gentiles or Samaritans? Some biblical scholars like to think he was simply prioritizing the scope of his outreach, which would eventually include Gentiles and Samaritans, but would start… Continue reading Avoiding Gentiles and Samaritans