Monthly Archives: November 2017

Homily for my granddaughter’s baptism

I was honored and blessed to baptize my granddaughter, Rey Dorothea, into the family of Christ over the Thanksgiving weekend.  This is the homily from the service. In the Name of God, who has taught us that whoever receives a … Continue reading

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Funeral Homily for the Rev. Deacon Lucinda “Pete” Dempesy-Sims

In the name of our loving God. Amen She would not live to be a fine old age. Our beloved Pete has left us much too soon, and we all feel cheated. Cheated of the years together and the good … Continue reading

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Turning Prayer Into Action

I wish that I could say that I was shocked by the shooting on Sunday at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. I am deeply saddened by the senseless deaths of innocent people who had sought only to … Continue reading

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