Sermon for Easter 2, Year B, April 11, 2021

Acts 4:32-35, Psalm 133, 1 John 1:1-2:2, John 20:19-31           Thomas may just be my favorite disciples because he questions.  Most people refer to him as Doubting Thomas, because in today’s …

Sermon for Easter Sunday, Year B, April 4, 2021

Acts 10:34-43, Psalm 118:14-24, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18           Here we are, gathered on this Easter Sunday to celebrate an unbelievable story.  Jesus of Nazareth, who was executed and placed in a …

Sermon for Palm Sunday, Year B, March 27, 2021

The Liturgy of the Palms:                                                John 12:12-16     Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 Isaiah 50:4-9a                     Psalm 31:9-16                                                    Philippians 2:5-11             Mark 15:1-39           Blessed be God, our doors are open!  This …

Sermon for Lent 4, Year B, March 14, 2021

Numbers 21:4-9,  Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22,  Ephesians 2:1-10,  John 3:14-21           I’m not sure if they are still producing and distributing this particular miniature comic book that told the story of a …

Sermon for Lent 3, Year B, March 7, 2021

Exodus 20:1-17, Psalm 19, 1 Corinthians 1:18-25, John 2:13-22           In today’s gospel we get a rare glimpse into Jesus as a person.  At times we hear that Jesus sees the needs …

Sermon for Lent 2, Year B, February 28, 2021

Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16, Psalm 22:22-30, Romans 4:13-25, Mark 8:31-38           In Paul’s letter to the Romans, he references the covenant God makes with Abraham in our lesson from Genesis.  Paul notes that God …

Sermon for Ash Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Isaiah 58:1-12, Psalm 103:8-14, 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10, Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21           Our reading from Isaiah begins with God instructing the prophet to “shout out” to the people, calling their attention to “their …