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Show Me the Way to the Father...

The Rev. Amy Morehous
Trinity Sunday, Year A
Church of the Ascension
June 19, 2011
Genesis 1:1 - 2:4Psalm 8 2 Corinthians 13.11-13 Matthew 28:16-20

With the whole church:
WE AFFIRM THAT WE ARE MADE IN GOD’S IMAGE,
BEFRIENDED BY CHRIST, EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT.
With people everywhere:
WE AFFIRM GOD’S GOODNESS AT THE HEART OF HUMANITY,
PLANTED MORE DEEPLY THAN ALL THAT IS WRONG.
With all creation:
WE CELEBRATE THE MIRACLE AND WONDER OF LIFE,
THE UNFOLDING PURPOSES OF GOD,
FOREVER AT WORK IN OURSELVES AND THE WORLD.

(Iona Community Daily Prayer)


Today is Father’s Day. To be perfectly honest, I’ve always tried to avoid preaching on Father’s Day, because for most of my life it’s been a holiday that made me profoundly uncomfortable. So today, I get Father’s Day AND Trinity Sunday all in one day. That’s like a theological double-whammy for me. (That just goes to show you what happens when you try to avoid something.)I’ll bet, at some point in time, there’s something about the idea of the Trinity tha…