Sermon

Threshold of Love, Pentecost 2018

When God calls, will we go_Morsels & Stories: We talked about ways the Holy Spirit appears and acts.

Sermon:  The Holy Spirit moves the disciples from inside to outside, from fear to action.  Happy Birthday to the Church!

The lessons can be found by clicking here (link).  I worked most closely with Acts 2:1-21.

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From Judas to Matthias, Easter 7 2018

I believe the Holy Spirit shows up wherever we give her space.Morsels & Stories: We practice casting lots.  This a surprisingly long Biblical practice.  It can feel a bit odd and a little bit fun (at least the way we tried it).

Sermon: The disciples fill Judas’s place among them.  Which was an act of faith and trust in the Holy Spirit.

The lessons can be found by clicking here (link).  I worked most closely with Acts 1:15-17 21-26.

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Sent in Love, Easter 6 2018

God loves us and God sends usMorsels & Stories: I read from The Spy on Noah’s Ark

Sermon: Jesus compares his relationship with God to our relationship with Jesus while Peter lives that out.

The lessons can be found by clicking here. (link)  I worked with Act 10:44-48 and John 15:9-17.

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Amateurs in Baptismal Waters, Easter 5 2018

drenched in baptismal watersMorsels & Stories: I talk about the Eucharist Prayer we’re using in Easter and some of the reasons I like the BAS.  If you want to read the pages I talk about and don’t have a Book of Alternative Services, you can borrow one from St Peter’s or read them online here: link.

Sermon: Where did Philip come from?  What authority does he have to speak with the Ethiopian Eunuch?

The lessons can be found by clicking here (link).  I worked most closely with Acts 8:26-40.

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Witnesses, Easter 3 2018

witnessesMorsels & Stories: I talked about why I keep sharing the 10 Rules for Respect.  (I borrowed them from Bishop Rickel and you can see his version here link.)

Sermon:  Jesus looks at his recently deserting, scared and lost disciples and calls them his witnesses.

The lessons for today can be found be here link.  I worked most closely with Luke 24: 36B-48.

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Terror and Amazement, Easter 2018

Easter

Art by Heather Gerber, paper cutting

Morsels & Stories: I read from The Ethiopian Tattoo Shop by Edward Hays.  It seemed appropriate for April Fool’s Day.

Sermon: Mary, Mary, and Salome went to do what their mother’s taught them.

I worked most closely with Mark 16:1-8 which you can find here (link).

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Injustice, Good Friday 2018

Good Friday

Art by Heather Gerber, paper cutting

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Living Temple, Maundy Thursday 2018

Maundy Thursday

Art by Heather Gerber, paper cutting

In John’s Gospel Holy Week is Jesus’s second trip to Jerusalem.  It’s also when time gets ritually slippery.

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Betrayal, Holy Wednesday 2018

We do a midweek service on Wednesday which means I get to preach on Holy Wednesday.  This is the day tradition says Judas betrays Jesus.

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Palm Sunday 2018

What moments of denial are in your past_ Your future_Morsels & Stories: I talked about what I say during the welcome announcements and why.

Sermon: Peter denies Jesus three times before the rooster crows twice.  What can we learn from Peter’s history of getting it wrong?

The lessons can be found by clicking here. (link) I worked most closely with Mark 14.1-15.47.

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