Seminarian, wife, mother, ER physician, spiritual director. These are my roles in no particular order. I live and work in Southeastern Ohio, with frequent trips to Chicago for classes. I am a postulant for Holy Orders (Priesthood) in the Diocese of Southern Ohio, serving at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Pickerington, Ohio, for my field experience.
Sermons and Bible Studies
RCL: Isaiah 62:1-5; Psalm 36:5-10; 1 Corinthians 12:1-11; John 2:1-11 Isaiah 62:1-5 Weddings are times of great celebration for a family, a community, and especially for a couple who are beginning a new life together. The prophet uses this image of bridegroom and bride as an example of how God sees God’s people. At a […]
Isaiah 6:1-8 (9-13) The prophet has a vision of angelic worship of the Lord on a throne, and the angels’ words appear in our liturgy today. These particular angels, seraphim, possess six wings, only two being used for flying, and the others for covering themselves. As they called out to one another, the doorposts shook. […]
Jeremiah 1:4-10 The prophet receives a summons from the Lord, and his response is reminiscent of Moses’ when Yahweh called him to deliver Israel. In both cases, God would not be dissuaded, and essentially says that God has their backs. When any of us move into a new job, a new ministry, a new marriage, […]
Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10 The wall surrounding Jerusalem is finally completed, despite local detractors, and as the people have returned from exile, they are re-establishing traditions. When we think of walls today, perhaps the fall of the Berlin Wall comes to mind, but the wall around this city was protection against hostile neighbors, rather than […]
Isaiah 62:1-5 Weddings are times of great celebration for a family, a community, and especially for a couple who are beginning a new life together. The prophet uses this image of bridegroom and bride as an example of how God sees God’s people. At a wedding, the sense of love is tangible as the couple […]
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