Tuesday, June 11, 2013

June 30, 2013

Hello everybody.

Track 1orTrack 2
2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-141 Kings 19:15-16, 19-21
Psalm 77:1-2, 11-20Psalm 16
Galatians 5:1, 13-25Galatians 5:1, 13-25
Luke 9:51-62

Luke 9:51-62

I will follow.

I Will Follow Him

Follow by Richie Havens

And another by Mr. Havens. This is one of my favorites--can't find a video. 
Please buy it!

Of course U2 comes to mind too--I Will Follow.


You Are So Beautiful by Billy Preston
Because, I was reminded of Richie Havens' greatness:

And a postscript:

This Sunday was our Associate Priest's, Arienne Davison, last Sunday at Grace. For Arienne we did three special songs. Her favorite performers are Arcade Fire and Leonard Cohen. Good stuff to work with! Thanks Arienne for three great years at Grace. We will miss you.

Anthem by Leonard Cohen just verses 1 and 3.

We didn't do this one this week, but another Leonard fav is If It Be Your Will, sung here by one of my favs, Antony:

Wake Up by Arcade Fire
We sang this as a duo, just piano. Kind of quiet.

After the dismissal we went off into the world rejoicing with this one:

June 23, 2013

Hello everybody!

The readings this week:
1 Kings 19:1-4, (5-7), 8-15a
Isaiah 65:1-9
Psalm 42 and 43
Psalm 22:18-27
Galatians 3:23-29
Luke 8:26-39Luke 8:26-39
“Our demons are our own limitations, which shut us off from the realization of the ubiquity of the spirit . . .  each of these demons is conquered in a vision quest.” – Joseph Campbell (from preachingtip.com)

I guess I'm summing this week's readings up with the word Justice.
SO many good songs, here are a few.


and another beautiful version here:

We Shall Overcome 

A Change Is Gonna Come by Sam Cooke

Imagine by John Lennon

One by U2