NEWS & EVENTS
Fourth Sunday in Advent 2018
Now we’re getting close! We are pregnant with hope. Mary and Elizabeth are pregnant with holiness. The story takes us back, pre-birth, to a place of expectation and promise.
But don’t you see. This is what Advent has been about all along. Christians are people of a proclamation, […]
Join the fun Sunday, January 27, 2019 from 4-6 PM at Salt and Light Lutheran Church, 5431 NE 20th Ave, Portland OR. All are welcome – of course!
Third Sunday in Advent 2018
“What shall we do?!”
This is a somewhat panicked response to John the Baptist’s warning about the wrath to come. And we see it, don’t we? We see the demise of sanity. We see the selfishness, the walls going up, compassion lost, fear, hatred and abuse on the rise. What […]
Join us January 21-23, 2019 in Seaside, OR for Spreading Manure in the Sanctuary: Preaching to Enliven Faith.
Taking our cue from the Gospel for the 3rd Sunday in Lent (Luke 13:1-9), we will borrow Jesus’ metaphor of digging around the fig tree and putting down manure to discern how our preaching can enliven […]
Second Sunday in Advent 2018
The voice of John the Baptist crying out in the wilderness “Prepare the Way of the Lord!” is so familiar to long time people of faith that we sometimes think John is foretelling Christmas.
He is not.
John is a voice from the margins, somebody from the outside of power speaking […]