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The Rev. Jason Micheli The Rev. Jason Micheli is executive pastor of Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Alexandria, VA, and an author, blogger, and podcaster.

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The Rev. Jason Micheli

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Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Alexandria, VA

The Rev. Jason Micheli currently serves as executive pastor of Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Alexandria, VA. In June after 13 years at Aldersgate he moves to a new church assignment. Earlier he served churches in New Jersey and Virginia and as a prison and hospital chaplain. 

Jason is a graduate of the University of Virginia at Charlottesville and earned his M.Div. from Princeton Theological Seminary. 

He blogs at TamedCynic.org, and co-hosts a weekly podcast called "Crackers and Grape Juice" with two other ministers. And he's the author of several books, including "Cancer Is Funny."


Latest Content by The Rev. Jason Micheli

The Rev. Jason Micheli

Jason Micheli: A Sheep Without Verbs

John 10:11-18

4th Sunday of Easter - Year B

April 22, 2018

The Rev. Jason Micheli (UMC)

My first funeral sermon 16 years ago flopped. "It didn't sound like you knew him at all," a worshipper told me on the way out of the funeral home chapel. "Uh, I didn't know him at all," I replied. I was just a student. I didn't know then - they don't warn you in seminary - that most lay people consider it the mark of a good funeral sermon when the preacher sounds like he knows the deceased.

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The Rev. Jason Micheli

Jason Micheli: Emmaus at the Bass Pro Shop

Luke 24:13-35

3rd Sunday of Easter - Year A

April 15, 2018

The Rev. Jason Micheli (UMC)

 

It was the third month since we'd last spoken or seen each other, leaving the most recent wounds to fester and scar. I was on the road, heading towards Richmond. And as I drove with the radio low, I tried to work out just what had happened, why things had gone the way they did, how this was neither what we'd hoped for nor every expected. I talked all of it out aloud, as though there were someone alongside next to me in the car.

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