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By John Mark Wiggers / September 17, 2020

Worshiping Together- An opportunity

During these times of social distancing during the pandemic, we have chosen to not gather in person for Sunday worship. We have continued to meet on Sunday mornings at 10:30...

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By John Mark Wiggers / September 2, 2020

Grounded in The Way

Back in March when we were all sheltering in response to COVID-19, many of us made jokes about not knowing what day it was. As time went on, I know...

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By John Mark Wiggers / July 28, 2020

Partnering for Justice

For the past few years, many St. James parishioners have been involved with Justice Knox. This organization is a coalition of more than 15 congregations in the Knoxville area that...

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By John Mark Wiggers / June 17, 2020

Resources for Talking about Race

I believe that Christ calls us to see our unity with each other. At the same time, we can celebrate the unique incarnations that we are. It isn't an either...

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By John Mark Wiggers / June 17, 2020

Talking about Race

Once again, the divisions and disparity along lines of race have been clearly revealed. There is a different quality to the response this time. I am encouraged by that and...

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By John Mark Wiggers / May 7, 2020

A Simple Meditation Practice

The word on the street is that folks are doing web searches for "prayer" or "how to pray." In light of that, I want to offer this brief video on...

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By John Mark Wiggers / April 25, 2020

The Feast of St. Mark

 April 25 is the feast of St. Mark the Evangelist. I have a fondness for this day as this saint was also known as John Mark. Hey, same as me!...

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By John Mark Wiggers / April 16, 2020

Ghosts and other Scary Things

Jesus stood among the disciples and said to them, “Peace be with you.” They were startled and terrified and thought that they were seeing a ghost. Luke 24:36-37 NRSV Those...

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By John Mark Wiggers / April 10, 2020

Wednesday, Holy Week 2020

A meditation on John 13: 21-32 https://youtu.be/7qA1OQmSJw8

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By John Mark Wiggers / April 10, 2020

Tuesday, Holy Week 2020

A meditation on John 12: 20-36 https://youtu.be/ycMJMSoeo1E

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