Author Archives: deacondawn

Epic Adventure begins

I realize that I have been away from the adventure for some time.  That’s not really the case, I think everyday is an adventure!  It’s simply that I have not been sharing that with you as of late.  Time for … Continue reading

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Children’s sermon

I am away from my congregation this Sunday. I know, I have been away a lot lately. Because it is a long weekend, the last of our summer here in the US, I am taking time to reconnect with my … Continue reading

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Rationalization required

I have continued my practice of running. Since I no longer have the excuse that I am preparing for a long walk in Spain, I have searched for a new rationalization for continuing. Of course, I have set a few … Continue reading

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Looking back

When I was a kid growing up the US was in the middle of the space race, who could get to the moon first. It was a huge deal, so big that televisions would be brought into our classrooms (yes, … Continue reading

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Lectionary, for August 31

Jeremiah 20:7-9; Psalm 63; Romans 12:1-2; Matthew 16:21-27 Some hard words in the lectionary for this coming Sunday; all in all it appears that God is about troubling the comfortable. We have words from Jeremiah, Paul and Jesus, all focusing … Continue reading

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and then there is Confirmation

The best part of all. A new group of confirmation kids has descended upon me. They are small. They are cute. They are smart. And, their numbers are growing. This was to be a small group this year, although I … Continue reading

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Back to school

It’s back to school time, which means it’s back to work time for me. And this first week back is always a mixed bag of feelings. First, there is the joy of seeing everyone at the “be back” gathering. (Be … Continue reading

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Children’s sermon – time

Been away from the children’s sermon for almost three months, and that is really a long time. Which is the topic of the message today – Time. The third chapter Ecclesiastes reveals that everything has a time that is right … Continue reading

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