Entries by fhpcrichmond

“Discipline and Abiding Love”

Rev. Katherine Todd Psalm 107 John 3:16-17 Hebrews 12:5-13 Psalm 107 O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever. He turns rivers into a desert, springs of water into thirsty ground, a fruitful land into a salty waste, because of the wickedness of its inhabitants. He turns a […]

“Transformed and Ever Transforming”

Rev. Katherine Todd Acts 9:1-20 Isaiah 58:1-12 Acts 9:1-20 Meanwhile Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest and asked him for letters to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any who belonged to the Way, men or women, he might bring them bound […]

“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 […]