Pastor Vickers

January 10, 2016

Baptism of Our Lord

Epiphany has come to mean any dramatic or important sudden understanding. To have an epiphany is to have a Eureka moment in which our eyes are opened to a truth, […]
January 3, 2016

Second Sunday of Christmas

I grew up with my grandparents’ mobile home within a stone’s throw of my own mobile home. Besides an old worn-down house we called the old house, which my great […]
December 27, 2015

First Sunday of Christmas

Today we have a story of a rebellious young Jesus with questions for rabbis and this question for his parents: did you not know that I must be in my […]
December 24, 2015

Christmas Eve

Alicia was a close friend of our family. We met her in seminary, which is also where she met our other friend, Ian Wolfe. They were married at Christ Chapel […]
December 20, 2015

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Waiting. When something in the future seemed too far off, we used to say that it was “coming as slow as Christmas,” remembering perhaps the days as little children when […]