November 26, 2018 Peg Weissbrod
I hope you all had a Happy Thanksgiving! The Thanksgiving table is a place where I experience the kingdom of God.The whole Lentz family was with us….Some of the leftovers are still here. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Christ the King, gratitude, John 18: 33-37, Kingdom of God, thanksgiving
November 26, 2017 Peg Weissbrod
This passage from Matthew which we read on this Christ the King Sunday, the last Sunday of the liturgical year before we start Advent, is about Jesus – about what his kingdom of God demands, about how we are to serve Christ, and about how we are to be his people among the nations.
This passage took on a new and profound meaning for me last Monday. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: abused, challenge, compassion, compromise, displaced, equality, faithful, following God's call, forgotten, God's demand for justice and equity and compassion, gratitude, hungry, ICE, Immigration Task Force, imprisoned, inclusive, Kingdom of God, marginalized, Matthew 25: 31-46, naked, persecuted, political differences, politics, poor, powerless, stranger, structual racism, the least of us
May 29, 2016 Peg Weissbrod
I learned a lot about community these past couple of weeks. In response to the death of my father my mother was swept up in this communal show of support and affection. Circles of friends from old neighborhoods; former fellow church members at New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, First Church Arlington and current members of the Village Church at Greenspring – calls, notes, visits, food, invites to dinner. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Brueggemann, common humanity, community, create community, death, dying, faith, Hebrews 12:1-2, Kingdom of God, stewardship, together, widow warriors