Category Archives: Sonya Subbayya Sutton

A Final Cup of Good News

This will be the last Daily Cup that I write.  The former Rector of St. Alban’s, Scott Benhase, came up with the idea in 2008 and I have been grateful every since to have a weekly obligation to express thoughts … Continue reading

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Now – A Vision and Mission for the New Year

On one hand we’re urged to live in the moment and savor the experience of NOW. And on the other hand, our culture tells us to plan for the future, to have a vision for what we want to accomplish … Continue reading

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Hallelujah!

I have several Christmas videos that I have shared over the past several years, including this one, which I hope you’ll enjoy seeing again. If this video doesn’t make you smile and fill you with the simplest kind of joy, … Continue reading

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What Can I Give?

A former colleague was in town last week and during our catching-up conversation she mentioned that she enjoyed reading my weekly Daily Cup offerings. I was grateful for her kind words, of course, but told her that when people say … Continue reading

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What’s in the Box?

We sang what I call a “square” hymn a couple of weeks ago at St. Alban’s, Hymn 601 in The Hymnal 1982. Square hymns are …well, square, literally. Or sometimes rectangular. Two or four lines of music, regular phrase lengths, … Continue reading

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Slow Church

Perhaps you’ve heard of the Slow Food movement? It began in the 1980’s as an antidote to the prevalence of fast food restaurants, and has gained some following with people who value locally grown foods and sustainable farming practices. It’s … Continue reading

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Singing Songs of Expectation

Gather, Pause, Reflect, Listen, Await, Sing This Sunday, December 6 at 6:00 p.m. St. Alban’s Episcopal Church A Service of Lessons and Carols for Advent Congregational hymns, choral anthems, and readings for this season of beginnings The Song of Zechariah … Continue reading

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