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07
May

God Calls Us to Live Life Large

A sermon preached on May 5, 2019 based upon John 21:1-17, entitled “God Calls us to Life Large” The impression you get in this story that seems tacked onto the Gospel of John is that the early followers have sort of lost their way.  At least seven of the original disciples are back up in […]

29
Apr

Thomas and the Longing for an Experience of God

A sermon preached on April 28th, 2019 based upon John 20:19-31, entitled, ‘Thomas and the Longing for an Experience of God” Thomas often gets a bad rap.  “Doubting Thomas,” is what he’s called.  Don’t be like Doubting Thomas.   I suspect this whole way of viewing Thomas arose from church authorities – that is “clergy” — […]

20
Apr

Holy Saturday

Holy Saturday, April 20 Throughout Luke’s Gospel, Jesus has had challenging things to say to and about rich people.  The Sanhedrin sentenced Jesus to death, but as is usually the case in life there were dissenting voices.  Here at the end with Jesus’ lifeless body still hanging on the cross we hear of a rich […]

19
Apr

Good Friday, April 19

Good Friday, April 19 Luke 22:66 – 23:1 – 49 When morning comes, Jesus is interrogated by the Jewish leadership council known as the Sanhedrin. When day came, the assembly of the elders of the people, both chief priests and scribes, gathered together, and they brought Jesus to their council. They said, ‘If you are the […]

18
Apr

Maundy Thursday, April 18th

Maundy Thursday, April 18th  Join us this evening at 7 p.m. as we share Holy Communion and read the story once more with a Tennebrae service.  Our reading is longer today as I invite yourself to immerse yourself in the story at the heart of our faith. Luke 22:7-13 Then came the day of Unleavened […]

17
Apr

Wednesday, April 17 — When Evil Overcomes a Person

Wednesday, April 17 — When Evil Overcomes a Person There weren’t accommodations for the tens of thousands of people who descended that week upon Jerusalem for the Passover Festival, so each day as evening approached the vast majority would leave the city to campsites they had set up outside the city gates. Such was the […]

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