One Bird and Five Pounds of Potatoes

Community Thanksgiving service Lissie, Tx. Gospel: John 6:22-35 The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. This old, and maybe true, adage shows us how important food is in our lives. The food that we set on the table at its most basic level is only nutrients; the nutrients we need to maintain life. But we all know that food is so much more than that. The food we set on the table can transport us to another place. The smells of Thanksgiving may bring us to the memory of our parents’ or grandparents’ house. We may taste a favorite dish and remember where we were, or whose house we were at, when we first were delighted by it. You may have a relative, like an aunt, who always brings a sp

The Life to Come

Proper 27, Year C, RCL, Track 1 Psalm 145:1-5, 18-22; 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17; Luke 20:27-38 God also said to Moses, "Thus you shall say to the Israelites I AM has sent me to you. I AM “the Lord, the God of your ancestors, the God of Abraham , the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, has sent me to you.” (1) This phrase “I am the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Jacob,” has been repeated between God and Moses at least four times in the first five chapters of the book of Exodus. We often read this as God establishing the longevity of his covenant with the Hebrew people. God is the same God in the past, in the present, and God will be with you into the future as you depart from Egypt. Yet

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