NEW YORK

Welcome

We pray the reflections below will help you in finding renewed life.

Oramos las reflexiones a continuación le ayudarán en la búsqueda de una vida renovada.

The Rev. Joe Parrish
New York, NY
Click to contact Rev. Parrish

Current Reflections

View by: 

10/14/2018

Feeling good

Jesus loved the rich man, but said he had to give more, even all, to the poor. How has God nudged us to give more?

Series: Proper 23 (B)

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: Proper 23, Year B

Passage: Mark 10 17-31

Language: English

Downloads

Tags

Poor, rich, Third, Avenue, wallet, change, bills, credit, cards, nudged, negotiate, give, hurricane, vulnerable, orphan, widow, widower, tithe, stewardship, beggar, love, martyrs, dog, abbot, monk, Beetles, commandments, cost, living

10/7/2018

Escape Clause

Jesus holds out his helping hand to the most vulnerable of our world.

Series: Proper 22 (B)

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: Proper 22, Year B

Passage: Mark 10 2-16

Language: English

Downloads

Tags

Child, children, mother, father, parents, grandparents, divorce, John, gospel, acolyte, crucifer, church, celebrate, blessings, Jesus, Lord, Christ, God, Eucharist, cross, suffer, asthma, cigarettes, cigars, empower, Holy, Spirit, offering, stewardship, pledge, cost, living, index, inflation, James, version, bible, adultery, haircut, latte, lottery

9/30/2018

Radical surgery

Judgment is only God’s prerogative, but we humans often puff up and challenge the Holy One.

Series: Proper 21 (B)

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: Proper 21, Year B

Passage: Mark 9 38-50

Language: English

Downloads

Tags

Christians, catholic, protestant, Jesus, Christ, God, disciples, Peter, cancer, surgery, eye, Theresa, professor, Cox, conspire, majority, Roman, coliseum, jury, Gumbel, premise, church

9/23/2018

How to be Number One

God loves us as little children. Let us gratefully receive that love and show it to others.

Series: Proper 20 (B)

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: Proper 20, Year B

Passage: Mark 9 30-37

Language: English

Downloads

Tags

Last, least, lonely, lost, child, love, little, Einstein, Newton, Maxwell, Gandhi, Schweitzer, disciples, invisible, everywhere, everything, time, fast, truth, justice, peace, faith, Christ, word, God, special, needs, preschool, Union, Seminary, Minnesota

9/16/2018

The sting of reprisal molds a leader

Imperfect Peter is called to task by Jesus much as are we when we stray. God loves us no matter what. But we are continuously being molded into better persons to be able to work miracles with God’s help.

Series: Proper 19 (B)

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: Proper 19, Year B

Passage: Mark 8 27-38

Language: English

Downloads

Tags

Jesus, Christ, messiah, imperfect, Son, God, mentor, love, Satan, Hawkins, believe, miracles, gravity, law, Peter

9/9/2018

Taking our fingers out of our ears

Ears may not hear, and eyes may not see, what wonders God has in store for those who really listen for God’s voice.

Series: Proper 18 (B)

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: Proper 18, Year B

Passage: Mark 7 24-37

Language: English

Downloads

Tags

Ears, eyes, heart, Jesus, God, active, listening, closest, deaf, touch, watch, see, hear, learn, friends, emoji, text, cell, phone, hand, speech, speak, listen, deaf, mute, heart, wife, parent

9/2/2018

Cleanliness, but not godliness

We interact with many whose lives are torn by strife. May we be peace makers for others.

Series: Proper 17 (B)

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: Proper 17, Year B

Passage: Mark 7 1-8, 14-15, 21-23

Language: English

Downloads

Tags

Anglican, Presbyterian, Lowes, adultery, pastor, rabbi, young, old, piano, bass, guitar, altar, vicar, oppressed, poor, middle-class, style, vacation, church, font, baptismal, Revolutionary, War, Tory, peace, offering

8/26/2018

The Living Bread

Eating flesh and drinking blood was blatantly physical, but Jesus used these shocking images about himself to emphasize how important it is for those who follow Jesus to become vitally involved in the hard issues of life and death, human suffering, and human frailty, and to bring Christ’s love into all situations of life.

Series: Proper 16 (B)

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: Proper 16, Year B

Passage: John 6 56-69

Language: English

Downloads

Tags

Life, death, Jesus, Christ, God, Chalcedon, Roman, Orthodox, arians, adoptionist, docetist, John, community, love, flesh, blood, body, Eucharist, children, communion, early, infants, babes, Episcopalians, Anglicans, Book, Common, Prayer, middle, divine, physical, human, incarnation, Agnus, dei, Holy

8/19/2018

Flesh and blood

In the Holy Food of the Eucharist we find a true connection with the Divine in our lives. With this Holy Food our souls are refreshed.

Series: Proper 15 (B)

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: Proper 15, Year B

Passage: John 6 51-58

Language: English

Downloads

Tags

Bread, body, wine, blood, Christ, Jesus, God, Holy, food, soup, kitchen, bagels, Stanford, creative, idea, harvest, hunger, Eucharist, Lent

8/12/2018

The Essential Vitamin

Understanding that the flesh of Christ is the Number One Food for our lives, we realize we cannot live anywhere near a spiritual healthy life without sharing in Holy Communion at least regularly.

Series: Proper 14 (B)

Speaker: Rev. Joe Parrish

Topic: Proper 14, Year B

Passage: John 6 35, 41-51

Language: English

Downloads

Tags

God, Jesus, Christ, believe, John, gospel, Mark, Matthew, Luke, fragment, Eucharist, bread, body, Last, Supper, Psalms, crucifixion, resurrection, ascension, healing, glutenins, gliadins, dough, ancient, Jordan, Israel, drink, flesh, communion, Eucharist, inter-connected, molecule, atom, sulfur, bond, risen, carbon, dioxide, cross-linked, chemist, doctor, physics, astronomy, cosmos, Bible

Previous Page
Page:
Next Page

Free counters!