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

May 2020

A New Deal: That They May All Be One

7th Sunday of Easter, May 24, 2020- John 17:1-11, Acts 1:6-14- The Reverend Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas - On this last Sunday of Easter, known as Ascension Sunday, the Bible informs us that as Jesus was about to leave his disciples and ascend to heaven, they still expected him to deal with their immediate desire… Continue reading A New Deal: That They May All Be One

November 2019

The Lord Is Our Righteousness

24nd Sunday after Pentecost, November 24, 2019 - Jeremiah 23:1-6, Luke 33:23-43 - The Reverend Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas - On this Sunday, when we celebrate the reign of Christ over our lives, I’m reminded of how much I appreciate the symbol of our church. Good Shepherd. It is that of an orb divided into… Continue reading The Lord Is Our Righteousness