Sermons

May 19 & 20, 2018,   Pentecost, B           Today is Pentecost—the day when we celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit for the disciples. They were still huddled together, wondering what they would do now that Jesus had ascended—gone!           …

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April 29, 2018     5th Easter, B         “We’re all connected.” That used to be the ad slogan for NYTelephone—and it’s one of the themes of our readings today. In Jesus we all are one. We are all connected.       …

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April 21/22, 2018     4 Easter, B                 This is Good Shepherd Sunday. Each year we read part of John’s story of Jesus as our Good Shepherd. And each year we read Psalm 23.       This is also the weekend …

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      April 15, 2018    Third Sunday of Easter, B       Life is a journey. Even if we sit still all the time our bodies change on our journey from birth to death. Today we hear part of the …

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EASTER DAY, 2018         What can we say about Easter? What can we say about this glorious day when we celebrate our salvation?       The church is all dressed up for the day—we may get dressed up and we …

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April 7/8, 2018     Second Sunday of Easter, A         On the day we call Easter, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb to ready Jesus’ body for burial.       The tomb was empty! Jesus’ body was gone! She ran and …

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March 25, 2018   Palm Sunday, B         On Palm Sunday each year we re-enact Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem over 2000 years ago.       We may not throw our clothes in Jesus’ path, or shout “Hosanna!” (which means “Lord, save …

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March 18, 2018    5th Sunday in Lent, B         In the beginning of John’s Gospel we learn, “The Word became flesh and lived among us.”       John is telling us that Jesus was the personification of God’s activity, God’s …

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March 11, 2018      Fourth Lent, B         I grew up thinking that grace was the prayer said before meals—a blessing on our food.       Grace IS a blessing, and so much more than a prayer over our food. Grace …

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March 4, 2018       Third Lent, B         Do you know why there are 10 commandments? We have 10 fingers. Memory tools. Well, that could be why. If we were sloths, there might be 6 commandments instead.       Do you …

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