Category Archive for 'Church Year'


On a Sunday morning last fall, I boarded a plane in Phoenix, where I had come three days earlier for my uncle’s memorial service. Three days with my parents, sister, and assorted relatives that I hadn’t seen in years, three days of catching up and talk talk talking, three days of absorbing varying levels of […]

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This photo of my youngest is one of my very favorites—his joy over the lighting of the Advent candle is infectious! It’s not Advent yet, but soon, soon. This coming Sunday, November 20, is the final Sunday of the church year, on which we celebrate Christ the King, eternal Lord of all. It is a […]

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Ascent: Psalm 134

Psalm 134 Behold now, praise the Lord, all ye servants of the Lord, ye that by night stand in the house of the Lord, even in the sanctuary of our God. Lift up your hands in the sanctuary and praise the Lord. The Lord that made heaven and earth: give thee blessing out of Sion. […]

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