Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Uhm.. why did this blog change colors?

Because your rector is not coordinated enough to figure out how to post black text from her sermon notes into a dark background without a lot of technical fiddling to change the text color. To spend less time fussing with the blog and more time for sermon-writing, we've switched to black text on white background. Sorry if it's momentarily disorienting. Stay tuned for Bill Fortier's sermon next week! (I have figured out how to schedule it for posting while I'm away...).

Sermon for 4 Pentecost

Proper 7B June 24 2012
The Rev. Kate Ekrem

This week my parents bought our 12 year old a Nerf gun. Thus nearly 13 years of forbidding gun toys in my house goes sliding down the toilet in a fit of grandparental indulgence. They also bought Fruity Pebbles, but I won’t go into that My son is over the moon about his new toy, and the reasons he likes it and I don’t like it, seemed to me to resonate with the story of David and Goliath we have today.

It’s just the sort of story a 12-year-old boy would love. Here is David, a young boy, not old enough to join