Monthly Archives: March 2011

Tension and Thrill

By Reed Carlson [email ] or [website] Just over six months ago, St. Matthew’s launched our Sunday evening service “Night Prayer.” Our goal was to create an experimental atmosphere where our community could explore innovative yet familiar ways to worship … Continue reading

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Lent, healing, birth

Early one Saturday summer morning a number of years ago, I went into labor with my daughter Carly.  Having trained for birth by a method which teaches one to hypnotize oneself into perceiving labor pains as “pressure,” I confidently entered … Continue reading

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Turn Your Radio On

Growing up in a little mountain town in Montana, the radio was my window on the world.  There was no FM; AM radio reception was sketchy, and only those with a huge antenna could get one TV channel, KID from … Continue reading

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Rethinking Lent

In January I invited a group of clergy colleagues over to St. Matthew’s for lunch to help me rethink Lent.  Beginning on Ash Wednesday (March 9) with the imposition of ashes in the shape of a cross on our foreheads … Continue reading

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