Gospel Reading: Luke 6:20-31 (NRSV) 20 Then he looked up at his disciples and said: “Blessed are you who are poor,     for yours is the kingdom of God. 21 “Blessed are you who are hungry now,     for you will be filled. “Blessed are you who weep now,     for you will laugh. 22 “Blessed are you when people hate you, and when they exclude you, revile you, and defame you on account of the Son of Man…. Read More

It’s hard to believe that it has been almost a month since I’ve started my Internship at Trinity Lutheran Church, located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. The last few weeks have been filled with meeting new people, orienting myself to the life of the church and surrounding neighborhood and really finding myself in my new role as Vicar.  This weekend several leaders in the church are on retreat at Stony… Read More