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Hello all! You have reached the ministry webpage for Derek Michael Larson. Below are blog posts updated frequently with homilies, thoughts on faith and my current engagement in ministry. Above are links to pages with previous homilies, ministry projects, and how to connect with me. To the right is a place to sign up to receive email updates each time I post on this site. Let me know if you have any questions! I look forward to connecting with you.

Pax et bonum, Derek

New Homily: Celebrating Freedom: A Homily for Juneteenth

Find the full text here.

*While the invitation to celebrate Juneteenth with our black siblings is open, it’s important to be mindful of the ways in which we celebrate. Here are some articles to help us think carefully about how we as white folks can join our black siblings in the celebration of and working towards freedom for all. For white folks, celebration may look more like work than recreation!

Why We Should All Celebrate Juneteenth by Jazmin Kreimer from The Progressive Magazine

10 Things We Want White People to Do to Celebrate Juneteenth by Guimel Carvalho and Amy Hogarth

How to Celebrate Juneteenth from GLSEN