The First Sunday Of COVID-19 – A Reflection On Exodus 17:1-7

It was The Third Sunday in Lent. We had planned to celebrate the Holy Eucharist beginning with the penitential order. It ended up being a different kind of Sunday; not your usual Third Sunday in Lent. We omitted the penitential order and began the liturgy with a prayer concerning COVID-19. There was no water in the baptismal font. Instead, the font was filled with small … Continue reading The First Sunday Of COVID-19 – A Reflection On Exodus 17:1-7

Found Out and Known – A Sermon on John 4:5-42, Lent 3A

The collect and readings for today, the Third Sunday in Lent, may be found here. The appointed gospel is John 4:5-42, the story about the woman at the well. Jesus came to a Samaritan city called Sychar, near the plot of ground that Jacob had given to his son Joseph. Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired out by his journey, was sitting by the … Continue reading Found Out and Known – A Sermon on John 4:5-42, Lent 3A