November 2020

There Was Not a Needy Person Among Them

24th Sunday After Pentecost, November 15, 2020- Acts 4:32-25, Luke 16:19-31- The Reverend Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas - Today is Stewardship Consecration Sunday when we discern how God is calling and equipping us to give of our time and resources to the ministry and mission of our church. Stewardship means taking responsibility for the care… Continue reading There Was Not a Needy Person Among Them

March 2020

Those Dry Bones Will Walk

5th Sunday of Lent, March 29, 2020- John 11:1-45, Ezekiel 37:1-14- The Reverend Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas - I cannot read the story of Ezekiel raising skeletal bones to life, nor Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead, without recalling the words to James Weldon Johnson and John Rosamond Johnson’s song of spiritual jubilee called “Dem… Continue reading Those Dry Bones Will Walk

September 2019

A Great Chasm Between Us

16th Sunday after Pentecost, September 29, 2019 - Luke 16:19-31 - The Reverend Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas - The story Jesus tells concerning a rich man and Lazarus comes at the end of a series of stories about wealthy people, including the story about a rich person who attends a banquet and sits in the… Continue reading A Great Chasm Between Us