Advent Disruption

This season of waiting, of hope, of expectation, it’s a time of practice. Our world doesn’t wait well. Advent asks us to practice waiting. Even amidst the tinny holiday music clinically designed to make us buy yet more junk, underneath the disastrous drumbeats of the news, listen. There is another melody playing. There is a counterpoint.

Black Lives Matter to God

Holy Communion UCity · The Rev. Mike Angell: Black Lives Matter To God St. John’s and Anger Twice over the past week my phone has been inundated with texts and tweets and Facebook messages. On Sunday folks were asking, “Do you know St. John’s is on Fire?” On Monday the question came, “Have you seenContinue reading “Black Lives Matter to God”

Can you give your money away?

In preparing for this Sunday, I was going through my email from churches where I have belonged through the years. I try and stay on the email lists of many of my former parishes, because they often have good ideas that we can steal for Holy Communion, and by steal, I mean borrow liberally… IContinue reading “Can you give your money away?”