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Good Friday Reflections

March 31, 2021

Followers of Jesus across the globe come together on the Friday before Easter to pay special attention to what happened to Jesus on the cross. Reservoir invites you to share in this holy time and the events surrounding it which are at the very center of our faith.  The Good Friday Reflection and Liturgy below will..

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Hate Crimes and Violence Against Asian Americans and the Beloved Community

March 17, 2021

Reports tell us that last night in Georgia, a troubled, violent, young white man killed eight people: six of them Asian American, and seven of them women. This violence follows a dramatic rise in hate crimes and attacks against Asian Americans and Asian Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities, including Asian American eld..

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Our Vision for Beloved Community

March 10, 2021

When Jesus taught his students to pray, one of the phrases he encouraged was to pray to God: your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. When Jesus taught about God’s ways being done on earth, he usually called it the Kingdom of God. In Jesus’ Kingdom of God teaching, we get pictures of dynamic and radical fai..

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Behind the Scenes with the Minor Prophets – Lent 2021

March 3, 2021

A Grounding Center, A Daily Practice I’m convinced that all people need a daily practice that provides time and space for reflection on our lives, the cultivation of character and peace, and grounding in our deepest values and relationships. There are many forms of such daily practice taught both inside and outsi..

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Our Lent Begins This Sunday

February 11, 2021

Hi, Friends: I’m so excited to start Lent with all of you this Sunday. Below I’m reposting my “three ways to get ready” from last week. Before you read that and mark your calendar, here are three other things I want you to know. I was blessed to be able to get my first dose of COVID vaccine thi..

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More on Getting Ready for Lent

February 4, 2021

Our season of Lent begins in two weeks. Let me share a few simple ways you can get ready to participate.  Put three dates in your calendar please!  Plan on being at our online church service on Zoom on Sunday, February 14th, at 10:00 a.m. when during the sermon, I’ll introduce the..

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