Knowing our journeys and our resting places

Psalm 139 reminds us that our journey through life is never alone. We travel with one another and we travel with God, who knows what we are all about -maybe better than we know ourselves. God also knows where we have been and where we are going. To know all is to love all. One […]

Remembering 2020 – what happened to us?

The parish annual meeting on Sunday, May 16th, at 10:30 a.m. takes on an incredibly special role and marker for this parish. Last year’s Zoom meeting was one of the best organized and vital annual meetings I have ever experienced in 40+ years of work in the church. It was well planned, insightful, great to […]

A Message from The Rev. Daniel Kline

A few weeks ago, I was contacted by the Philadelphia Inquirer with a surprising request: “Can you tell us more about the St. Paul’s labyrinth?” My immediate thought was, “You should talk to my wife, Jessie+!” As a trained spiritual director and experienced retreat leader, she has done a lot of work with labyrinths. Relatively […]

Earth Day 2021 – sowing in the garden

Last Sunday, I invited members of St. Paul’s to bring plants and flowers to beautify the rectory garden. We have several empty pots and flower beds waiting for your gift to the earth and to the next rector! Like many of you, I have been enjoying the sunny spell to clean up the yard, till […]

Making room for the outsider

We all watched the global economy slump when one ship got stuck in the Suez Canal last week. The canal carries 10% of all global goods. The Ever Given, as long as the Empire State building and carrying tons of freight in metal containers, got stuck sideways, causing an estimated billion-dollar loss. Reverberations across the […]