Entries by fhpcrichmond

“Repentance, Making Way”

Rev. Katherine Todd Mark 1:1-5 John 8:1-11 Mark 1:1-5 The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. As it is written in the prophet Isaiah, “See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way; the voice of one crying out in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way […]

“Carry the Torch”

Rev. Katherine Todd Mark 1:9-15 Isaiah 43:10a, 15-21 Mark 1:9-15 In those days Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. And just as he was coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens torn apart and the Spirit descending like a dove on him. And a voice came […]

“Be Mine”

Rev. Katherine Todd John 4:1-26 Psalm 63:1-8 John 4:1-26 Now when Jesus learned that the Pharisees had heard, “Jesus is making and baptizing more disciples than John”—although it was not Jesus himself but his disciples who baptized— he left Judea and started back to Galilee. But he had to go through Samaria. So he came to a Samaritan city […]

“The Invitation to Awe”

Rev. Katherine Todd Mark 9:2-8 1 Corinthians 4:1-7 Mark 9:2-8 Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain apart, by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, and his clothes became dazzling white, such as no one on earth could bleach them. And there appeared to them […]

“How Will I Know?”

Rev. Katherine Todd Deuteronomy 18:15-22 Matthew 7:15-20 Deuteronomy 18:15-22 The Lord your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among your own people; you shall heed such a prophet. This is what you requested of the Lord your God at Horeb onthe day of the assembly when you said: “If I […]