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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.

Reflections by Mother Leslie

This week is filled with activity here at St. Martin’s—both joyful and solemn. It is my privilege to walk with you in this journey of discipleship.

Reflections by Mother Leslie

Beloved People of St. Martin’s, we have now begun our first Lenten season together, and I am so looking forward to sharing this journey with you.

Reflections by Mother Leslie

Join us this Sunday as we close out the season after Epiphany and embrace the blessing of the journey into a deeper knowledge of our belovedness by God.

Reflections by Mother Leslie

This Sunday’s gospel reading contains Luke’s version of the Beatitudes, which contains both blessings and woes.

Reflections by Mother Leslie

We will be truly blessed that Bishop Smith will be our Celebrant at the Rite of Baptism, Confirmation, and Reception at 9:00 a.m.

Reflections by Mother Leslie

What does it mean to live a Eucharistically-centered and Eucharistically-shaped life?

Reflections by Mother Leslie

“If I speak in the tongues of mortals and of angels, but do not have love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.” ~ 1 Corinthians 13:1-13

Reflections by Mother Leslie

Epiphany is more than just a single feast—it is more like a season. The word “Epiphany” itself has several interlocking meanings.

Reflections by Mother Leslie

We had a magnificent Christmas season: the children’s pageant, the carols, the “Hallelujah Chorus!” And just like that, it’s Epiphany!