Pastor Vickers

August 12, 2018

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

Henry David Thoreau once wrote, “Beware of any enterprise that requires new clothes.” That is on my mind this week as school has started, something that requires new clothes and […]
August 5, 2018

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

I remember the first time I heard the phrase: learning to eat your vegetables. I was at my grandmother’s table. My grandfather was there, my two uncles, my mother. And […]
July 29, 2018

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

Our gospel for this tenth Sunday after Pentecost, though it is a very simple story, can be read in a few different ways. First, there’s the most obvious: there is […]
July 22, 2018

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

This week at vacation bible school, I was teaching in the chapel, where there’s that beautiful painting of the Ascension, as Jesus is going up to the right hand of […]
July 15, 2018

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

For the last few weeks, our readings have focused on the power and the majesty and the authority of Christ. He has stilled storms and he has healed the sick. […]