Author: Jenny Cudahy

14 Nov A Little Holy Discontentment…

Holy Discontentment. That’s the name of a booklet I recently received from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Office of Public Witness, which is based in Washington, D.C.  The booklet is “intended to be a resource for Presbyterians and other people of faith seeking to engage in public...

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10 Nov Walking Wet:  Hope in the River of Life

Walking Wet:  Hope in the River of Life Revelation 21-22 November 10, 2019 M. Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church [audio m4a="https://calvarypres.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/11-10-19-sermon.m4a"][/audio] During this series we have moved from the chaotic waters of creation to the waters of baptism, from times of thirst and drought to times of deliverance from too much...

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07 Nov Seasons, Leaves, Letting Go, & Rest

In the past week children dressed in costumes of all varieties rang my front door bell, anticipating a treat; daylight savings time ended; I raked my first bag of leaves in the backyard; I switched to long pants for my outdoor exercise; and iced tea...

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06 Nov Walking Wet:  The Hospitality of Living Water

Walking Wet:  The Hospitality of Living Water John 4:5-30, 39-42, Acts 2:44-47 November 3, 2019 M. Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church [audio m4a="https://calvarypres.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/11-3-19-sermon.m4a"][/audio] This morning we pick up our sermon series on water by revisiting the very familiar story of the meeting between Jesus and the Samaritan woman at the well. ...

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31 Oct The Power of Belief (& the Nats Won!)

(Image courtesy of WTOP) THEY DID IT!!!!! The Washington Nationals defied the odds and the naysayers to make history by winning the 2019 World Series last night in Houston, Texas. They did it in typical gut-wrenching, heart-stopping fashion, coming from behind in yet another—but...

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17 Oct Focus on Today’s Game

In case you haven’t heard, the Washington Nationals are heading to the World Series!  After an electric, improbable, thrilling run through the postseason, our local Boys of Summer are going where Washington baseball has not been in 86 years.  It sure has been a fun...

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09 Oct The Rich Man & Lazarus

Calvary Presbyterian Church, Alexandria, VA Luke 16:19-31 September 29, 2019 [audio m4a="https://calvarypres.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Sept-29-2019-sermon.m4a"][/audio] Once upon a time there was a rich man – the most powerful man in the world, some said –who lived in a fine white mansion with manicured lawns. Kings, queens, presidents, prime ministers regularly joined him...

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