October 2019

Selah: Stop, Pause for Reflection and Praise

Reformation Sunday, October 27, 2019 - Jeremiah 31:31-34, Psalm 46, John 8:31-36 - The Reverend Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas - "Selah." We’re not quite sure what it means, but it appears most often in the Psalms, and three times in the Book of Habakkuk. Our best guess is that the word Selah is a musical… Continue reading Selah: Stop, Pause for Reflection and Praise

October 2019

When God Shows Up, We Wake Up

18th Sunday after Pentecost, October 13, 2019 - Kings 5:1-15, Luke 17:11-19 - The Reverend Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas - Naaman was a great general in the Assyrian army that conquered the northern tribes of Israel and vanquished them to other parts the empire. Naaman’s conquest of Israel is said to have been caused by… Continue reading When God Shows Up, We Wake Up

October 2019

Lord, Make Me an Instrument of My Pets

Blessing of The Animals, October 5, 2019 - Genesis 1:20-25 - The Reverend Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas - Note: On this occasion, Pastor Arnold was invited to conduct a Blessing Service for family pets at Calvary Episcopal Church in Jericho, Vermont. There’s nothing that will make a minister shorten a sermon faster than knowing that… Continue reading Lord, Make Me an Instrument of My Pets