Beach Theology RCL Blog Archives

Rachael Keefe began “Write Out of Left Field” in Jan. ’12, and retired from writing free weekly RCL posts in 2022. That means this free sermon starter resource has more than ten years of ministry here with over 500 RCL-based reflections, sermon starters, poems and more, published during the span of this faithful ministry of sharing. You are welcome to browse through, search, use, and share with attribution.




Unfurling: A Poem about Grief and Hope

Sometimes grief feels heavy and relief can come unexpectedly.


Mental Health Sunday Sermon 2023

Rev. Dr. Rachael Keefe preaching at Plymouth Congregational Church in Minneapolis for Mental Health Sunday.


How Matilda, a Minnesota Moose, Saw the First Christmas: A Christmas Story

It was something amazing to watch how people came to honor the baby Jesus. Matilda the Minnesota Moose watched and listened until she couldn’t stay awake any longer…


Thinking of Jacob’s Long Night: A Poem for Pentecost 19c on Genesis 32:22-32

It’s been a while since I’ve shared anything here. Sabbatical …

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On Sabbatical Until September

On sabbatical until after Labor Day.

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Unity and Liberation: A Sermon for Easter 7C on Acts 16:16-34 and John 17:20-26

Doubt abounds when it should be unity and liberation. Pandemic. …
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