Sermons & Reflections

Lovettsville minister arrested during union protest

Lovettsville minister arrested during union protest

Originally published in the Loudoun Times-Mirror, April 2, 2013 Rev. R. Don Prange, minister with Lovettsville’s St. James Church, was among those arrested April 1 during a union protest in Charleston, W.Va. Prange, who has previously lived in the coal…

Hateful Speech About Holiday Displays

Hateful Speech About Holiday Displays

A version of this letter was published by the Leesburg Today, December 3, 2012 Dear Editor: The remarks of Supervisor Ken Reid (R-Leesburg) reported in the Washington Times (Nov 26, 2012) call for a response from faith communities in Loudoun…

Lamentations over religious bigotry

Lamentations over religious bigotry

Originally published in the Loudoun Times-Mirror, August 11, 2010 As St. James United Church of Christ in Lovettsville, we take seriously a tradition naming Jesus as Christ – as well as taking seriously the biblical tradition and contexts in which…