Weekly Reflections

Spiritual reflections from the clergy

On the mind of the Rev. Dr. Nathaniel Jung-Chul Lee

While imprisoned at Flossenbürg concentration camp for his role in an attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler, theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote these words while reflecting in his journal on the season of Advent: “A prison cell like this is a good analogy...

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On the mind of the Rev. Adrian Dannhauser

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Last Sunday, I gave the congregation a small window into what happens in the "back of house." That's what I call the area just beyond the door next to the pulpit, from where the choir, clergy and altar party emerge each...

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On the mind of the Rev. Deacon Denise LaVetty

Dear Congregation, I don’t know how you’re feeling, but for me, time seems to be racing and I find it hard to believe we’re at Third Sunday Advent! We’re hearing in our Advent Gospels of John the Baptist urging repentance and preparation, a little gloomy as...

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On the mind of the Rev. Dr. Nathaniel Jung-Chul Lee

This past Wednesday, David Ralph, our beloved Organist and Music Director, went to be with Jesus. David’s funeral will be held Monday, December 5th at 7:00 p.m. at Incarnation. The service will be led by the Rev. Liz Marcato and the Rev. Gisela Wielki from...

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On the mind of the Rev. Adrian Dannhauser

About five years ago, my family and I started a practice recommended for cultivating gratitude in children. We created a family gratitude journal, starting with writing Philippians 4:8 on the cover. "Finally, beloved, whatever is true, whatever is honorable,...

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