Sermon preached at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church on May 24, 2014 at the Witnessing and Blessing of a Lifelong Covenant of two longtime parish members.

We, Episcopalians, travelers on what we call the Middle Way, tend to be more reserved in our celebrations.  We are a joyful people.  We express it in our music and movement in our worship.  Today is a wonderful example.  But, today, I want to borrow for a moment from our sisters and brothers on the protestant side of the Middle Way and then from the Deaf.  Amen means ‘so be it.’  Let’s practice saying Amen with our voices!  I say God is faithful.  You say Amen.  Say it like you mean it.  to continue reading please click on pdf above