The Rev. Kathleen Walker is Associate Rector of Parish Life and Pastoral Care at St. John’s in Tallahassee, FL. She earned a Master of Divinity degree from Virginia Theological Seminary in 2018. Prior to attending seminary, Rev. Kathy worked for the City of Miami in Human Resources. She was an active lay person and worked extensively with young people as a youth activities coordinator in the Diocese of Southeast Florida as well as serving on the Standing Committee. She also served as president of the Miami chapter of the Union of Black Episcopalians before becoming southern region director.
Sermons and Bible Studies
[RCL] Ruth 1:1-18; Psalm 146; Hebrews 9:11-14; Mark 12:28-34 There are times in life when directions are given that seem very simple. For instance, if you are driving a car, in almost every state in the union, you are required to put on your directional signal to indicate that you are turning a corner. If […]
Acts 2:1-21 or Ezekiel 37:1-14; Psalm 104:25-35, 37; Romans 8:22-27 or Acts 2:1-21; John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 Let us pray: Most Gracious God, we are very grateful for the gifts that you give us, and in particular, we are grateful for the gift of the Advocate, the truth-teller. Give us courage to tell our truths, Lord […]
[RCL] Isaiah 52:7-10; Psalm 98; Hebrews 1:1-4,(5-12); John 1:1-14 Merry Christmas! Today is a beautiful day in which we celebrate the incarnation of God through the birth of a baby boy by the name of Jesus. In a year that has been beset with unanticipated challenges and the spread of a virus, we still have […]
[RCL]: Exodus 12:1-14; Psalm 149; Romans 13:8-14; Matthew 18:15-20 The ocean is one of the most beautiful of all God’s creations. If you sit at the shoreline, you can never see where the ocean ends. There is a lot to be learned from sitting and looking at the ocean; if you are present at high […]
[RCL]: Acts 2:14a,22-32; Psalm 16; 1 Peter 1:3-9; John 20:19-31 Let us pray: Alleluia! Christ is alive and well. We pray today that we will shake away the doubt that traps us in a world of fear and celebrate that we have a great high priest who has risen from the dead to give us […]
[RCL]: Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7 or 2 Kings 5:1-3, 7-15c; Psalm 66:1-11 or 111; 2 Timothy 2:8-15; Luke 17:11-19 Let us pray: Gracious God, help us to respond affirmatively to the foreigners in our midst. Grant us the grace to accept your healing power and show us how to extend your love and consolation to others. […]
[RCL]: Jeremiah 2:4-13; Psalm 81:1, 10-16; Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16; Luke 14:1, 7-14 In today’s society, many people live out loud. Between Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat, there are a plethora of places to share one’s life. Generally, social media posts are positive and highlight only the greatest of accomplishments. People love to display pictures of […]
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