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Reflections by Mother Leslie

When strangers appear amongst us and seek shelter with us, they gift us with the opportunity to live out our gospel values in the full view of the world.

Reflections by Mother Leslie

I hope you meditate on these readings and allow them to take root in your hearts. And then do the work of faith in action.

Reflections by Mother Leslie

August 14th is the feast day of Jonathan Myrick Daniels, Seminarian and Witness for Civil Rights, in the Episcopal commemoration of saints.

Reflections by Mother Leslie

By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to set out for a place that he was to receive as an inheritance; and he set out, not knowing where he was going.

Reflections by Mother Leslie

One year ago we formally began our lives walking together in discipleship after you and the incredible vestry here called me to be your priest-in-charge.

Reflections by Mother Leslie

This Sunday in our gospel we will hear one of the two texts that helped shape what is probably the most familiar Christian prayer to most of us.

Reflections by Mother Leslie

When we are neighbors to people—when we draw near to those who are in need, especially—the kingdom of heaven draws near to us.

Reflections by Mother Leslie

Collect for Independence Day: Lord God Almighty, in whose Name the founders of this country won liberty for themselves and for us, and lit the torch fo freedom for nations then unborn: Grant that we and all the people of this land may have grace to maintain our liberties in righteousness and peace; through Jesus […]

Reflections by Mother Leslie

May we join together in this holy work here in this place, sustained by the power of the Holy Spirit that calls us into community, no matter where we are.

Reflections by Mother Leslie

When I was a kid going to Methodist Church camp in Oklahoma, we were taught a new song by a priest names Peter Scholtes, one that has now become a classic.

Reflections by Mother Leslie

If you are a mother, or a mother-of-the-heart for someone, please take a flower, and know that we give thanks for your nurturing, healing, compassion.

Reflections by Mother Leslie

As we continue with our celebration of Easter this Sunday, I hope you take some time to pray about where God is asking us to cast our nets.

Reflections by Mother Leslie

Tonight we begin the three holiest nights of the Christian calendar, known as the “Triduum” in Latin. Join us tonight and throughout the rest of Holy Week.

Reflections by Mother Leslie

This weekend, we begin the final week of Lent with our observation of Palm/Passion Sunday.

Reflections by Mother Leslie

Lent has been an exceptionally busy time at St. Martin’s. As our Lenten season deepens, may we continue and expand our vibrant witness in the world.