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Being Salt

Rev. Sarah Jackson Shelton and I were classmates at seminary, she was my pastor when I was a member of the Baptist Church of the Covenant, and the officiant at my wedding to Mary Bea Sullivan. Most recently, she was the preacher at my ordination as a priest in the Episcopal Church.

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Prayers of the People

The bulletin for the ordination service for Malcolm Marler can be seen here.

The UAB Hospital Atrium being transformed into a sanctuary.

In many worship services in the Episcopal church, there is a time in the service called, “Prayers of the People.”

This is a time when one person or many, speak prayers out

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In Times Like This

As a Chaplain in a Level One Trauma Center with approximately 1,140 beds, and an outpatient clinic that sees 1,500 persons daily, we see a lot of miracles every day.

People have surgeries of every kind here, others participate in specialized treatments, and still others receive life-giving medicine. Hopefully all receive care and compassion from

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