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Sermons on Acts

Sunday, May 2, 2021

Connected for Life The sermon will be a post on our Facebook page. Please click on link to view sermon.  A parent stands at the bus stop on the first day of school with a kindergarten student. Another parent lingers in the doorway of a first-year dorm after unloading the final box from the car. These…

Sunday, April 18, 2021

Faith-Sustaining Patterns in a World of Stockpiles The sermon will be a post on our Facebook page. Please click on link to view sermon. Faith cannot be stockpiled. It needs a pattern of replenishment. Today, the disciples are hungry. While their stomachs may not be rumbling, their hunger is shown in their lack of certainty about…

Sunday, April 11, 2021

Wounded Resurrection Power Restores Community The sermon will be a post on our Facebook page. Please click on link to view sermon. Jesus’ resurrection confronts the sadness and loneliness of Thomas’s doubt. Many people in congregations left last Sunday’s celebration of the resurrection with feelings similar to those of Thomas. Somehow, Thomas was not in the…

Sunday, January 10, 2021

Baptism of our Lord The sermon will be a post on our Facebook page. Please click on link to view sermon. Breath of God Breath figures frequently in Scripture. God’s breath or Spirit hovers over the chaos in creation in Genesis. Breath or Spirit enters the nostrils of the created in the story. Breath and Spirit…

Sunday, May 24, 2020

The sermon will be a post on our Facebook page. Please click on link to view sermon. Overhearing Jesus At the ascension we, like the disciples in today’s reading in Acts, are left looking at the sky. But in the High Priestly Prayer (John 17), Jesus brings us back to earth. In the prayer he speaks…

Sunday, May 17, 2020

Not Orphaned The sermon will be a post on our Facebook page. Please click on link to view sermon. “I will not leave you orphaned,” Jesus promises us in today’s gospel. God is not some ruthless heavenly spectator judging us as on reality television, relishing our failures, wishing to exchange us for a better or…

Sunday, May 10, 2020

The sermon will be a post on our Facebook page. Please click on link to view sermon. The words of today’s gospel are most often heard during a funeral service. It is a popular choice of scripture for that occasion because the words provide wonderful assurance that the one who has died in Christ has…