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Jazzy Bostock

The Rev. Jazzy Bostock is a strong, proud, kanaka maoli woman. She serves two small parishes on the west side of Oahu, one Episcopal and one Lutheran. She and her wife tend to a small garden together, delighting in the way food grows. She loves to laugh, walk barefoot, cook, and feel the sun on her skin.

Sermons and Bible Studies

What’s in a Name?, Pentecost 2 (C) – June 19, 2022

June 19, 2022

[RCL] 1 Kings 19:1-4, (5-7), 8-15a; Psalm 42 and 43; Galatians 3:23-29; Luke 8:26-39 In the 1590s, William Shakespeare penned the line, “What’s in a name?” as part of a […]

Our Refuge, Tuesday in Holy Week – April 12, 2022

April 24, 2022

[RCL] Isaiah 49:1-7; Psalm 71:1-14; 1 Corinthians 1:18-31; John 12:20-36 There’s a song by Michael Joncas called On Eagle’s Wings. Part of the lyrics read: “You who dwell in the […]

Green Thumbs, Proper 6 (B) – 2021

June 13, 2021

RCL: 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13; Psalm 20; 2 Corinthians 5:6-10, [11-13],14-17; Mark 4:26-34 Have you ever known one of those people with eternally green thumbs? You know, the person who seems […]

Closeness, Monday in Holy Week – 2021

March 29, 2021

RCL: Isaiah 42:1-9; Psalm 36:5-11; Hebrews 9:11-15; John 12:1-11 This story of anointing, fragrance, intimacy, and risk – it’s a hard story not to love. And, this year, it seems […]

Bible Study: Christmas Day (II) – December 25, 2020

December 25, 2020

RCL: Isaiah 62:6-12; Psalm 97; Titus 3:4-7; Luke 2:(1-7) 8-20 The Shepherds Dear people of God – Happy Christmas! After a long Advent, here we are – hearing the well-worn […]

The Shepherds, Christmas Day (II) – 2020

December 25, 2020

[RCL] Isaiah 62:6-12; Psalm 97; Titus 3:4-7; Luke 2:(1-7)8-20 Dear people of God – Happy Christmas! After a long Advent, here we are – hearing the well-worn story of Jesus […]

Shame, Tuesday in Holy Week – 2020

April 07, 2020

Brené Brown’s TED talk, The Power of Vulnerability, has, as of this sermon, over 12 million views on a single recording on YouTube. That should tell us something. Part of […]

Motivations, Feast of the Epiphany – 2020

January 06, 2020

[RCL]: Isaiah 60:1-6; Psalm 72:1-7,10-14; Ephesians 3:1-12; Matthew 2:1-12 Perhaps some of you are familiar with pantomimes – a type of stage play that engages the audience, by encouraging either […]

No One Knows, Advent 1 (A) – December 1, 2019

December 01, 2019

Download our 2019 compilation of Advent and Christmas sermons here. [RCL]: Isaiah 2:1-5; Psalm 122; Romans 13:11-14; Matthew 24:36-44 Note: Eschatological is pronounced “ES-cat-uh-lodg-i-cul”. Eschaton is pronounced “ES-cah-tahn”. There is […]

Bible Study: All Saints’ Day (C) – 2019

November 03, 2019

Daniel 7:1-3, 15-18 Visions and dreams in the Bible are fascinating, perhaps because they are often considered sacred. At the time that Daniel was living, these visions were interpreted to […]

The Healing of Naaman, Proper 9 (C) – 2019

July 07, 2019

[RCL]: 2 Kings 5:1-14; Psalm 30; Galatians 6:(1-6)7-16; Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 There are many stories in the Old Testament which may make little sense to us – stories which are […]

The Lord Is My Shepherd, Easter 4 (C) – 2019

May 12, 2019

Before I went to seminary, I spent a year working with my mom on her organic farm on the Big Island of Hawaii. We cared for goats, cows, sheep, chickens, […]

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