Learning to Live… Through Jesus, Our Neighbours and Each Other

Posts from December 2016

AN AGENDA FOR THE CHURCH

In celebrating the Lord’s Supper, the minister holds up a whole loaf of bread as a reminder of the whole, perfect presence of God among his people. But then that loaf is shattered, broken, torn, and the crumbs fall onto the table. It is a reminder that our perfect wholeness, that peace for which we…

CHRISTMAS

“Sing we a song of high revolt; make great the Lord, God’s name exult! Sing we the words of Mary’s song of God at war with human wrong. Sing we of God who deeply cares and still with us our burden shares…. God calls us to revolt and trust, to work for what is right…

MARY

READ  Luke 1.26-56 Then Mary said, “Here I am, the servant of the Lord; let it be with me according to your word.” When I said yes to you Lord, I knew with all my heart, with every fiber  of my being, that it was right. I mean you sent your angel to make the…

HEROD

Monologue for Herod They arrive unexpectedly in Jerusalem. They are a curious lot. All full of questions and expensive gifts. And you won’t believe what they want! You see, they come from the direction of the rising sun. Say they are fascinated by the stars – say the stars communicate with them – a particularly…