I am senior at Church Divinity School of the Pacific and a candidate for the priesthood in the Diocese of Massachusetts. I’m passionate about 20’s/30’s evangelism, lay leadership development, and inter-generational connection in the church. I became Episcopalian through my experience in the Boston Episcopal Service Corps program, Life Together. For me, sermons are the work of the Holy Spirit locating us in the great story of salvation and revealing the ways God is at work in our lives and communities. I especially love when sermons open up familiar stories in a whole new way.
For now, I live in Berkeley, Cal., with my husband, Aaron, and my dog, Remy, where I love to knit stuffed animals, swing dance, and play board games with friends.
Sermons and Bible Studies
Acts 16:9-15 Throughout the Acts of the Apostles, Paul and his crew are directed where to go in many different ways. Just before this passage, the apostles are “forbidden by the Holy Spirit to speak the word in Asia” and “the Spirit of Jesus” does not “allow them” to go into Bithynia (Acts 16:6-7). But […]
Joshua 5:9-12 As we continue our journey in Lent, we are invited in a deeper awareness of our bondage to sin and the threshold decision moments in our lives. At this juncture in the Book of Joshua, the Israelites stand on a threshold between the wilderness and the Promised Land. The people have crossed over […]
Genesis 45:3-11, 15 This passage is the climax of Joseph’s story. It is the moment of reconciliation and forgiveness; it is the moment Joseph lays out how all the trials of his life have led to this scene. Crucially, it is Joseph who decides that the time of anger is passed, not his brothers or […]
Jeremiah 17:5-13 In this passage, as throughout the book of Jeremiah, God continues to call God’s people back to right relationship. God’s use of fiery threats is disturbing, as is the sorting of humanity into two distinct categories of good and bad. And yet, just as the strength of God’s anger heightens the intensity of […]
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